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Physicist, Mac and Linux user, musician, morris dancer, husband, father, and former duck chaser.

Music: Traditional English and Irish tunes, Beethoven, Mozart, Talking Heads, Interröbang Cartel (link). Stuff like that.

Or anything else that features bass clarinets.

Movies: A few of many: The Fisher King; Dark Star; Monty Python and the Holy Grail; Casablanca; Bull Durham; The Princess Bride; Serenity.

Television: Basically anything that involves table saws, treadle lathes, or 03-K64 mid-bulk transports with a standard radion accelerator core.

Books: A few of many: Quicksilver, by Neal Stephenson; The Sandman, by Neil Gaiman; The Truth, by Terry Pratchett; The Princess Bride, by William Goldman; Protector, by Larry Niven.
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