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Two Memes I will actually complete and read on other people's Journals:

Which books are you reading now?
Dorothy L. Sayers - Have His Carcase

When is your favourite time to read?
Before sleep. Technically when I'm at work would be time better spent reading but I can't do that.

Where is your favourite place to read?
In my "library". (3rd bedroom that my roommate and I filled with nothing but books and reading chairs.)

What is the first book you remember reading?
Maybe "The Little Engine that Could". More likely something I don't remember the name of.

What is your favourite quotation?
I don't remember a particular favorite.

Who is your favorite novelist?
Michael Malone

Which school text did you most enjoy?
High School text? Wuthering Heights. Very sad. I wrote a paper positing that Heathcliff was a vampire.
For textbooks I'd have to go to college with Issues in Feminism by Sheila Ruth or English: history, diversity and change by David Graddol.

What is the most difficult book you have ever read?
The Fifth Branch: Science Advisors as Policymakers by Sheila Jasanoff
Mind, Self, and Society by George Herbert Mead

What is the most erotic book you have read?
Uhm, I don't know. Probably one that was intentionally supposed to be erotic. I guess this goes to show how many erotic books I read.

What is the funniest book you have read?
I don't remember one jumping out so for now I'll say Pure Drivel by Steve Martin.

And saddest?
Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

What is your favourite children's book?
This is hard. First that comes to mind is "Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel".

What is your idea of the most overrated book?
V.S. Naipaul's Half a Life

Name the most underrated book...
Handling Sin, by Michael Malone

Who is your favourite character?
Raleigh Hayes, of Michael Malone's Handling Sin OR
Buck the dog from Call of the Wild OR
Samwise Gamgee from LotR...
Legs Sadovsky from Joyce Carol Oates' Foxfire

Which characters do you hate most?
any Winshaw from Jonathan Coe's The Winshaw Legacy
any of the helpless moron heroines of Mary Higgins Clark's novels - most notable Jenny MacPartland of A Cry in the Dark
Holden Caulfield, Catcher in the Rye, Salinger

With which character do you most identify?
Constance Mennagan of Michael Malone's Painting the Roses Red

With which character would you most like to have an affair?
Beebo Brinker of Ann Bannon's Beebo Brinker

Who would be your ideal literary dining companions?
Richard Jury of Martha Grimes mystery novels
Commander Vimes of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series

What is the worst screen adaptation?
That movie they made out of the Sara Paretsky books, i think they just called it "V.I. Warshawski". what ass.

What is your most embarrassing passage?
most of The Ice Storm by Rick Moody

Name three desert island choices
Handling Sin, Michael Malone
Conversations With God, Neale Donald Walsch
DSM-IV

What is your favourite poem?
Spoon River Anthology, Edgar Lee Masters

Which book changed your life?
Conversations With God, Neale Donald Walsh (probably not in the way you'd think)

Which book would you make compulsory reading?
Issues in Feminism, Sheila Ruth


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Ten Movies I'd Watch Over and Over (in no particular order):
Clue, Rushmore, Grease 2, Milo and Otis, The Fox and the Hound, But I'm a
Cheerleader, Noises Off, Streets of Fire, Zoolander, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Nine People I Enjoy The Company Of:
sorry, there are alot more than nine. i will name two. mom and dad. so there.

Eight Things I'm Wearing:
watch with velcro strap, tiffany's ring, badge, flannel-lined jeans, doc martens mary janes, argyle pattern sweater, glasses, socks

Seven Things On My Mind:
my weight, my finances, work, christmas presents, jack, law school, livejournal

Six Items I Touch Every Day:
keyboard, bed, steering wheel, watch with velcro strap, soap, floor

Five Things I Do Every Day:
clean my ears, wash my glasses, check livejournal, feed the cat, think about love

Four Bands/Musical Artists That I Couldn't Live Without:
Crowded House
The Damned
The Monkees
Leonard Cohen

Three Of My Favorite Songs Of The Moment:
Queens of the Stone Age - No One Knows
Fruupp - Old Tyme Future
Dido - Thank You

Two Things That Influenced My Life The Most:
The Freshman Year/Dale Debacle
Getting Hired at Intermedia
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