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If you take a good look around you'll see what I mean

20 September 1970
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A writer. I live in Austin, Texas. Highly neurotic but strangely laid back. Have lots of cats. Have even more books. Everything else can be learned from the blog.

You can find my odd book reviews here:


No one ever needs to ask me if they can friend me. Just do it and if your LJ is not some spam blog, I'll friend you back. I don't need any explanations if you unfriend me. It happens. Just do it and I will still be glad I met you.

This picture will tell you about two-thirds of all you will ever need to know about me:

Cats in the library

Also, please know that at times I don't respond to comments. It's nothing personal. It's just that sometimes I do and sometimes I don't.
absurd, accidentally using arcane words, acid bath, all things macabre, anarchism, angela carter, animal rescue, animal rights, anne tyler, anti-capitalism, anti-globalism, antiquarian books, avoiding idiots, avoiding teabaggers, barbara vine, baudelaire, bibliophilia, bill hicks, bizarro, black metal, books, burzum, cats, cemetery photography, christopher fowler, christopher walken, colin wilson, cradle of filth, crimethinc, criminology, cryptanalysis, cryptography, cursing like a sailor, dante, danzig, darkthrone, death metal, death photography, delusions of grandeur, denying suicide, diy or die, doctrine avoidance, doubtful guest, edward gorey, edward lee, ee cummings, emperor, eraserhead books, erotica, eschatology, fay weldon, feral and stray cats, fighting the sickness, forteana, genesis p-orridge, gerald manley hopkins, germ theory, glenn danzig, gnostics, gorgoroth, hans bellmer, harry potter, heathenism, henry rollins, hidden history, horror novels, husker du, jack skellington, jasper fforde, joyce carol oates, kalle lasn, katherine dunn, knowledge for knowledge's sake, kurt vonnegut, little pigs, lustmord, marie laveau, mark ryden, martin amis, mayhem, misfits, my cats, mystery novels, mythology, neil gaiman, new orleans, novels of manner, odd books, old books, opeth, p.d. james, paganism, pantheism, paranoia, paranormal, peta, poetry, polar myths, politics, porn, posthumanism, poverty, reading, reading incessantly, reinvention of self, richard laymon, ritual sacrifice, robbie coltrane, ruins, ruth rendell, satryicon, scaring myself, scarlett thomas, self sufficiency, siouxsie, slasher films, sleazy true crime novels, social justice, solitary contemplation, spay and neuter, springheeled jack, stendhal, t.s. eliot, tanith lee, tennyson, the coming plague, the cure, the misfits, the plague, throbbing gristle, toot and puddle, transhumanism, true norwegian black metal, ulver, uncertainty, useless knowledge, veganism, velvet, venus blue, vnv nation, voynich manuscript, watching history repeat itself, whit stillman films, writing


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