English major (B.A., M.A.), lover of the morbid, macabre, ghostly, and haunting, violinist, painter, amateur novelist, consumer of vintage cocktails, pipe tobacco, and books ranging from anatomy and economics to Sherlock Holmes and American folk stories. I would love to visit New England or Great Britain during the 1700s, or the Regency, Victorian, or Edwardian Eras.
Favourite Visual Artist
Dutch masters, pre-Raphaelites, Expressionism, Romanticism, Realism, David Caspar Friedrich, Sargent, Holmes, etc. etc.
Kubrick, movies before 1963
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Classical, jazz, 1920s standards, classic rock, blues, Saddleback records, indie folk, alternative rock, etc. etc.
Steppenwolf, Divine Comedy, For Whom the Bell Tolls, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Crime and Punishment, Jane Eyre, The Great Gatsby, Moby-Dick, Sorrows of Young Werther, etc. etc.
Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, A.C. Doyle, Goethe, Washington Irving, Melville, Blake, Dostoevsky, Lovecraft, Bierce, Frost, Fitzgerald, Hesse, Hemingway, Steinbeck, etc. etc.
History, literature, art, music, poetry, gin, pipes, violin