Everything there is to know about me

  • I was born in 1960. I have not yet died.
  • I have worked in printing plants, construction, demolition and house painting.
  • I currently used to work for an Internet company, just like everyone else in America.
  • I am 6 feet tall in heels. Barefoot I am 5' 9".
  • I pay far too much rent. My landlord believes I do not pay enough.
  • The hair on my head grows at an almost freakish rate.
  • I do not eat fish, yet I consume their oils every day.
  • I am a dog owner, but I own no slaves.
  • My great, great grandmother was an injun. Recently discovered that may not be so.
  • Conceptual art confuses me - until I remember it is pointless.
  • My girlfriend is an artist (non-conceptual).
  • I started a podcast for no reason, and continue to do it for no reason.
  • I'm a better guitar player now than I was when I was getting paid to do it.
  • When I stopped playing music professionally, I started writing. I was not smart enough to plan that, it just happened.
  • I used to have a beard and dreadlocks and wore shorts every day. In retrospect, I looked stupid.
  • I once walked into Libya from neighboring Tunisia. No one tried to kill me, but it was a long time ago.
  • I made a living (barely) for several years traveling around the world playing guitar in punk rock and Reggae bands.
  • I have two dozen rolls of exposed, yet unprocessed 6x6 cm format film from my Holga cameras in a drawer.
  • I have two artificial teeth embedded in holes in my skull with titanium screws. Yay science!
  • I use hand ground Chinese ink to paint ridiculous crap on the pages of old books.
  • I spent a lot of money on a single disc CD player, knowing full well that CDs will likely be obsolete in a few days.
  • I spent kind of a lot of money on a 40 year old turntable to play records, a format that has been obsolete for 30 years.
  • I spent way too much money on a music player that made both the above CD player and the turntable obsolete.
  • I will be obsolete sooner than I expect (that day may have already arrived).
  • Sometimes I choke on my own saliva, like a baby that's just learning how swallowing works.
  • I was a vegetarian for 25 years, then I had a hamburger. The hamburger was really good, so I quit vegetarianism.
  • I know all the words to every song. With the exception of the 504,734,889,001 songs that have been recorded since about 1979 or 1980.

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