Grayswandir (_grayswandir_) wrote,
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Grayswandir's interests...

And now, because there's not enough space in my profile, here's a whole post dedicated to enumerating my myriad interests. This list is kind of arbitrary and, obviously, subject to change...

WRITERS: Victor Hugo. Charles Dickens. Herman Melville. Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Fyodor Dostoevsky. Lev Tolstoy. Nikolai Gogol. Vladimir Nabokov. James Joyce. John Steinbeck. William Faulkner. Ayn Rand. Kurt Vonnegut. Tim O'Brien. Denis Diderot. Oscar Wilde. Tom Stoppard. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. William Blake. Gerard Manley Hopkins. Alexander Pope. Sigmund Freud. Carl Jung. T E Lawrence. Neil Gaiman. Terry Pratchett. Friedrich Nietzsche. Soren Kierkegaard. David Hume.

BOOKS: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Les Miserables. Moby Dick. The Picture of Dorian Gray. Faust. Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Beyond Good and Evil. The Idiot. Notes from Underground. War and Peace. One Hundred Years of Solitude. The Grapes of Wrath. Atlas Shrugged. Cat's Cradle. Slaughterhouse Five. The First Circle. The Plague. 1984. The Things They Carried. The Man in the High Castle. Jacques the Fatalist. Tristram Shandy. St. Augustine's Confessions. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. A Christmas Carol. Fight Club. Lolita. Wuthering Heights. As I Lay Dying. The Hobbit. Lord of the Rings. Good Omens. The Sandman. Watchmen. The Chronicles of Amber. Lord of Light. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Harry Potter. The Devil's Storybook. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. The Real Thing. Most of Shakespeare's tragedies. Most of the Sherlock Holmes canon.

MOVIES: Lawrence of Arabia. The Dark Knight. V for Vendetta. The Fountain. Fight Club. American Beauty. Big Fish. The Deer Hunter. The Matrix. Swing Kids. Velvet Goldmine. Fiddler on the Roof. Schindler's List. The Talented Mr. Ripley. Silence of the Lambs. The Machinist. The Godfather. Stay. Lord of the Rings. Pirates of the Caribbean. The Truman Show. Frankenstein (1931). White Zombie. Charlie Chaplin films. Marx Brothers films. Monty Python films. Rocky Horror Picture Show. The Nightmare Before Christmas.

SHOWS: M*A*S*H. Band of Brothers. Carnivàle. Deadwood. House MD. Hannibal. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Granada). Sherlock (BBC). Star Trek: TOS. Mystery Science Theater 3000. Monty Python's Flying Circus.

ACTORS: Charlie Chaplin. Groucho Marx. Boris Karloff. Bela Lugosi. Peter Lorre. Jeremy Brett. Hugo Weaving. Stephen Rea. Ben Kingsley.

CHARACTERS: Faust. The Devil. Claude Frollo. Pierre Gringoire. Denethor. Gandalf. Thorin Oakenshield. Theoden. Javert. Jean Valjean. Grantaire. Captain Ahab. Queequeg. Hank Rearden. Francisco D'Anconia. Severus Snape. Sirius Black. Mad-Eye Moody. Sherlock Holmes. Lord Henry. Eugene Wrayburn. Aureliano Buendia. Gavril Ardalionovich. Nastasya Filipovna. Ivan Karamazov. Stepan Arkadyich Oblonsky. Pontius Pilate (Master and Margarita). Prince Julian of Amber. Yama-Dharma. Morpheus (Sandman). Lord Vetinari. Ford Prefect. Zaphod Beeblebrox. Max Klinger. Charles Emerson Winchester III. Spock. Sarek. Greg House. Eric Foreman. Davy Jones. Batman. The Joker. V. Inspector Finch. Odysseus. Hector. Ajax.

MUSICAL ARTISTS: The Smashing Pumpkins. Live. REM. The Cure. Tom Waits. Bob Dylan. David Bowie. Elton John. Pink Floyd. The Decemberists. Modest Mouse. Soundgarden. Pearl Jam. Tool. A Perfect Circle. Marilyn Manson. Willie Nelson. Zwan. DDT. Vladimir Vysotsky.

HOBBIES: Reading. Writing. Drawing. Building websites. Making icons. Collecting My Little Ponies.

I'll add more as I think of them...
Tags: books, characters, movies, music, shows
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