GeneralHorse racing, donut shops, reading, tattoos, getting into fights with newspaper racks, trains, hobos, dogs, poker, dogs playing poker, RUNNING, the Unknown Museum, trash heaps, old people, old anything, WRITING, the Musee Mechanique, Ocean Beach, Disneyland, the drive-in, low technology, board games,Playland-Not-At-The-Beach, hardware stores, pie and coffee, discarded appliances, baseball cards, MEDITATION, Urban Dharma, hangin' with the Moes, Barry McGee's street art, the Mystery Spot, hobby shops, diners, graphic novels, junkyards, laundromats, old time radio shows, feeding birds, ancient movie theaters, the city dump, ventriloquism, the ukulele, Ken Nordine, independent bookstores, carnivals, garage sales, flea markets and common decency.
MusicOld stuff basically: Tin Pan Alley Jazz, 20's-50's Blues, Boogie Woogie, Western Swing, Rock/Roll, Honky Tonk, Lounge, Surf, Stripper, Jump Blues, 70's/80's Punk, Rockabilly, Big Band, Be Bop, West Coast Jazz, Folk, Classical, Spoken Word, Hillbilly, Ska, old Gospel.. jug bands, yodelers, cowboy songs, sea shanties, field recordings, union songs, songs of lament, church house songs.. Bob Dylan and Tom Waits.. local acts like Big Sandy, The Frisky Frolics, The Royal Deuces, Cari Lee and the Saddle-ites, Danny Santos and the Savoys.
MoviesStranger Than Paradise, Dead End, Carnival Of Souls, Maltese Falcon, Brick, Rat Pfink A Boo Boo, Ghost World, Happiness, Rebel Without A Cause, Rushmore, Affliction, Sting Of Death, Paris Blues, Pollock, Who's Afraid Of Virgina Woolf?, Nightmare Alley, Down By Law, Welcome To The Dollhouse, Sicko, Little Miss Sunshine, Stardust Memories, A Streetcar Named Desire, Vertigo, Blue Velvet, Eraserhead, Taxi Driver, American Splendor, The Graduate, Superbad, The Wrestler, American Beauty, Born Into This, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Let's Get Lost, Dancing Outlaw, Incredibly Strange Creatures That Stopped Living And Became Mixed Up Zombies, The Thrill Killers, The Hustler, The Big Sleep, Suddenly, On the Waterfront, The Bad Seed, The Man With The Golden Arm, Key Largo, Unforgiven, The Apartment, Sideways, Life Aquatic, Problem Child 2.
BooksHardscrabble types like Dan Fante, Charles Bukowski, Steven Jesse Bernstein, John Fante, Sam Shepard, Chester Himes, James Ellroy, Ed Lacy, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Sylvia Plath, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and Nelson Algren.. as well as Sara Gruen, Truman Capote, David Sedaris and Aimee Bender. I also dig graphic-novel heavyweights like Robert Crumb, Daniel Clowes, Ivan Brunetti, and Harvey Pekar. Currently reading "The Complete Stories of Truman Capote" by Truman Capote.
HeroesBigfoot, Wink Martindale
Who I'd like to meet:Carny shills, disenfranchised curmudgeons, Willie Mays
- Status: In a Relationship
- Here for: Friends
- Hometown: San Jose
- Orientation: Straight
- Body type: 5' 7" / Athletic
- Religion: Buddhist
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Smoke / Drink: No / No
- Occupation: Bookstore/Bartender
- San Francisco, Ca US
- San Francisco, Ca US