GeneralMovies, music/underground metal, travel, good TV and HBO, reading, writing, games, art/all kinds of design, exotic culinary adventures, zombies, soup, election year politics, ghost stories, trivia, singing with the dog, food that is also an activity, (i.e. crawdads, brazil nuts)
MusicOpeth, Emperor, Steely Dan, nine inch nails, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, Enslaved, Burst, The Fixx, Cocteau Twins, Lamb of God, Porcupine Tree, Dream Theater, Doves, Radiohead, Front Line Assembly, Tears for Fears, Symphony X, Faith No More, Clutch, KMFDM, Dimmu Borgir, Nile, Thomas Newman, The Beatles, Dan Swano, Satyricon, Old Man's Child, 16 Horsepower, Kent, Underworld, Rush, Mastodon, Arsis, Cradle of Filth, In Flames, At the Gates, Sirius, Akercocke, Agalloch, Insomnium, Behind the Scenery, Maiden ('78 - '87), Marilyn Manson, Tool, Frank Zappa, Gogol Bordello, The Cure, Arcade Fire, Katatonia, Slayer, Ludicra, Anaal Nathrakh, Blut Aus Nord, Throes of Dawn, Scar Symmetry, Naglfar, Beck, Bjork, Air, Billy Joel, Thievery Corporation, Isis, Slumber, Muse, Interpol, ...And Oceans, Anata, Arcturus, Gorod, Windir, Memfis
MoviesDirectors: Spielberg, Sam Mendes, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Peter Jackson, Paul Thomas Anderson, Tarantino, Miyazaki, Pixar Studios, Sam Raimi, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, David Fincher, Alfonso Cuaron, Joss Whedon, Judd Apatow, Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg, Zach Snyder, Chan-Wook Park.
Movies: True Romance, Braveheart, Dawn of the Dead ('78), Day of the Dead, Midnight Cowboy, Gladiator, Spirited Away, Finding Nemo, Amadeus, Lord of the Rings trilogy, Back to the Future, Raiders, Citizen Kane, Boogie Nights, The Butcher Boy, The Shining, American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Fight Club, Oldboy, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Shawshank Redemption, The Incredibles, Cars, Monsters Inc, Amelie, Jerry Maguire, The Time Machine ('60), When Harry Met Sally, Star Wars III-VI, The Mission, The Apartment, The Philadelphia Story, Cinderella Man, The 40-Year Old Virgin, Shaun of the Dead, Lonesome Dove, Pulp Fiction, 28 Days Later, 300, Big Trouble in Little China, A Clockwork Orange, The Sixth Sense, Firestarter, Band of Brothers, In the Mouth of Madness, Bridget Jones' Diary, Carrie, Hostel, The Blair Witch Project, Brazil, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Re-Animator, Dead Alive, Lost in Translation.
Games: Every Zelda game, esp. The Wind Waker (GC) and Twilight Princess (Wii). Okami (PS2). Guitar Hero 1 & 2 (PS2). Ico (PS2). Super Metroid (SNES). Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS1). Deus Ex (PC). Half-Life 1 & 2 (PC). Katamari Damacy (PS2). Burnout 3 (Xbox). Ratchet and Clank 1-3 (PS2). Bionic Commando (NES). Phantasy Star (SMS). Contra (NES). God of War 1 & 2 (PS2). Shadow of the Colossus (PS2). Eternal Darkness (GC). Psychonauts (Xbox). Super Mario 64 (N64). Alex Kidd in Miracle World (SMS). Soul Reaver (DC). Lifeforce (NES). Rayman 2 (DC). Wave Race (N64). Grim Fandango (PC). Phantasy Star II (GEN). Klonoa 2 (PS2). Mega Man 2 (NES). Wonder Boy III - The Dragon's Trap (SMS). Revenge of Shinobi (GEN). King's Quest I-IV (PC). The Secret of Monkey Island (PC).
TelevisionBig Love, Top Chef, Big Brother, Man vs Wild, Nip/Tuck, Heroes, Mad Men, American Idol, Bizarre Foods w/ Andrew Zimmern, Project Runway, The Amazing Race, The Office, The Wire, Entourage, 30 Days.
RIP: Rome, The Sopranos, Buffy, Studio 60, Six Feet Under, Deadwood, Oz, Angel, Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared.
Bookscurrently:A History of God - Karen Armstrong.
recently:World Without End - Ken Follett. Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kind in the World - Craig Ware. The People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn. Blankets - Craig Thompson. A Princess of Mars - Edgar Wright Burroughs. Angelica - Arthur Phillips. 1776 - David McCullough. A Cook's Tour - Anthony Bourdain. The Egyptologist - Arthur Phillips. The End of Faith - Sam Harris. Lost Girls - Alan Moore. The Boys - Garth Ennis. The Road - Cormac McCarthy. World War Z - Max Brooks. Disney War - James Stewart. On Intelligence - Jeff Hawkins.
Who I'd like to meet:Smart, witty, articulate, well-read and/or well-traveled folks. Adventurous, with great stories of their own, and an appreciation for the fascinating, unique, absurd and tasteless. Fellow metal and movie connoisseurs. Scattergories, Scrabble and trivia adversaries. People who make their own Halloween costumes.
- Status: Married
- Here for: Networking, Friends
- Hometown: Phoenix
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Education: Grad / professional school
- Occupation: Lead Game Designer; Screenwriter
Academy Of Art College
1997 to 1999
- San Francisco,California
- Graduated: 1999
- Student status: Alumni
- Degree: Master's Degree
- Major: 3D Animation/Digital Arts
New York University
1993 to 1997
- New York,New York
- Graduated: 1997
- Student status: Alumni
- Degree: Bachelor's Degree
- Major: Film
- Greek: Alpha Epsilon Pi
1989 to 1993
- Graduated: 1993
- Student status: Alumni
- Degree: High School Diploma
- Phoenix, AZ US
- Lead Game Designer