|Name:||Joe Roberts (m)|
|company / project:||liberalsforselfdefense.org|
|Birthday:||Sep 13 1972|
|Country:||Marana, Arizona, United States of America|
Civility, character, intelligence, humility, humor, HTML/CSS standards compliance, function before form, Islay scotches, French and Swiss absinthes, Roquefort cheese, properly made tea, freshly ground coffee, garlic, Thai red peppers, violent storms, snowfalls and snowstorms, dirt roads, abandoned buildings, night skies, foggy seashores in midwinter, lighthouses, waterproof boots, wool flannel, Gregorian chants, fireplaces, campfires, candles, multi-tools, global positioning systems, endless deserts, broadleaf forests, inland seas, being alone and remote in the wilderness, the English language, Maine, New York City, San Francisco, Tucson, the Great Basin, The Jersey Shore in midwinter, British humo(u)r, rhetorical wit, well-crafted profanity, LEDs. I really, really like LEDs.
Tough talkers on the Internet, humorlessness, ad-hominem attacks, form before function, suburbia and suburban sprawl, consumerism, conspicuous consumption, government, shitty food, put-downs and negative people, celebrity "culture," groupthink, orthodoxy, blind faith and superstition, sacred cows, bullies, busybodies, ratfuckers, "career people," phony reverence, unnecessary rules, censorship, racism, nationalism, elitism -- Note: I am guilty of some of these transgressions. I am not proud. I am trying hard to be a better person.
If you want to ride, you gotta ride it like you find it...
Bad Religion, Bruce Springsteen & The E. Street Band (mainly 1970s era), Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Billy Bragg, Dar Williams, Richard Shindell, Arlo Guthrie, Woody Guthrie, Michelle Shocked, Beth Orton, Bouncing Souls, Cal Tjader, Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker, Sonic Youth, The Replacements, Soul Asylum, Cock Sparrer, Dropkick Murphys, Joy Division, Counting Crows (well, just August...), CSN/Y, Curtis Mayfield, Dick Dale, Dick Gaughan, Esquivel, Fairport Convention, Friends of Dean Martinez, George Winston, Gil Scott-Heron, The Godfathers, Gordon Lightfoot, Greg Graffin, Indigo Girls, The International Noise Conspiracy, The Jam, Jefferson Airplane, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Webb, John Coltrane, John Gorka, John Stewart, Johnny Cash, Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, Lanemeyer, Laurie Anderson, Leonard Cohen, Link Wray, Lou Reed, Marvin Gaye, Matt Pond PA, Mazzy Star, Melanie, Midnight Oil, Monty Alexander, Mothers of Invention, Mountain Goats, Nick Drake, Nina Simone, Oasis, Odetta, Patti Smith, Paul Weller, Paul Westerberg, Pete Seeger, Peter Murphy, Pink Floyd, The Pogues, Prince Buster, Public Enemy, Rise Against, Against Me, Roger Waters, Samiam, Sandy Denny, Santana, Sarah Vaughan, Saves the Day, Seven Mary Three, Simon & Garfunkel, Portishead, Skatalites, Social Distortion, Son Volt, Spearhead, Spirit of the West, Steve Earle, Tim Buckley, Timbuk 3, Todd Snider, Tom Waits, Tompall & The Glaser Brothers, The Tragically Hip, Velvet Underground, Vince Guaraldi, Warren Zevon, The Waterboys, The Who, World Party, Yo La Tengo, Broken Social Scene, The Mercury Program, Explosions in the Sky, Thurston Moore, Joe Henderson, LCD Soundsystem, The Golden Dawn, 13th Floor Elevators, Roky Erickson and the Aliens, Steamhammer, Stereolab, Bill Harris & Terry Gibbs, Rahsaan Roland Kirk
|Favourite tv shows:|
All in the Family, The Paper Chase, Firing Line, PBS Frontline, Eyes on the Prize, Cosmos, Max Headroom: 20 Minutes Into the Future, Millennium, The 4400, Lost, The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street, The Sopranos, Wiseguy, MASH, Babylon 5, Freaks & Geeks, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Dragnet (all series), Blackadder II-IV, The New Statesman, House of Cards (tv movie trilogy), The State Within (miniseries), Edge of Darkness (miniseries), Yes (Prime) Minister, The Young Ones, Filthy Rich & Catflap, Bottom, Fawlty Towers, Ideal, Red Dwarf, The Comic Strip Live (certain ones), The Sweeney, Ren & Stimpy, Peep Show, 120 Minutes, 3-2-1 Contact, Sesame Street, Villa Alegre, The Big Blue Marble, Free to Be...You and Me, Black Lagoon
Easy Rider, Two Lane Blacktop, Vanishing Point, The Indian Runner, Paris Texas, Ulee's Gold, Cool Hand Luke, Land & Freedom, Bread & Roses, Barton Fink, Miller's Crossing, The Big Lebowski, Withnail & I, On the Waterfront, Week End, Brazil, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Putney Swope, Hi Mom!, Slacker, Waking Life, Mindwalk, Repo Man, Mystery Train, Down by Law, Permanent Vacation, Broken Flowers, Smoke, Tape, Reds, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Full Metal Jacket, Taxi Driver, Talk Radio, Underground, The Killer, Black Robe, Always Outnumbered, Network, Arlington Road, Roadside Prophets, Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, The Long Good Friday, Drugstore Cowboy
The Razor's Edge (Maugham), Julius Caesar (Shakespeare), Franny & Zooey (Salinger), The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger), Nine Stories (Salinger), Raise High the Roof Beams, Carpenters & Seymour: An Introduction (Salinger), In Our Time (Hemingway), For Whom the Bell Tolls (Hemingway), The Dharma Bums (Kerouac), On the Road (Kerouac), Man's Search for Meaning (Frankl), Walden (Thoreau), Atlas Shrugged (Rand), The Adolescence of P-1 (Ryan), Snow Crash (Stephenson), A Confederacy of Dunces (Toole), Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas (Thompson), Days of War / Nights of Love: Crimethinc for Beginners (various), The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test (Wolfe), Rhinoceros (Ionesco), Democracy is in the Streets: From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago (Miller), The Moon and Sixpence (Maugham)
Ultima IV, Elite, Gyruss, Berzerk, bzflag
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|Registered:||Aug 6 2010|
|Last visit:||Dec 20 2010|
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 / 2 gigs RAM, homegrown. On the verge of building a new one as this is 4 years old now.