Is a writer, editor, photographer. He currently lives in midcoast Maine.
Literary impressions, in order: The Three Investigators. Raymond Chandler. The Maltese Falcon. Tai Pan. Elmore Leonard. The Honourable Schoolboy. The Bonfire of the Vanities. John Cheever. Waterland. London Fields. Lolita.
Best plot: Great white shark terrorizes summer beach community over July Fourth weekend.
Best title: The Vagina Monologues.
Favorite tweet: Great seeing star of David wrapping paper next to Santa display at Rite Aid. Reminder to shoot my niece this Christmas.
Perfect film: The Road Warrior.
Favorite film line: “Women aren’t what they used to be.” Johnny Hallyday, Man on a Train.
Best lesser-known film noir: Mystery Street.
First album purchased: Rubber Soul. $2.97. Woolworth’s, Glen Cove, NY.
Album that has provided the most hours of listening pleasure: Tales From Topographic Oceans.
Claim to fame: Sailed on the last crossing of the last great North Atlantic liner, the SS France … to Malvern.