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"We shall not cease from exploration
 And the end of all our exploring
 Will be to arrive where we started
 And know the place for the first time"    
--TS Elliot

CINEMA

I've always loved the movies, especially the old classics like film noir. I've got an impressive collection of videos, laserdiscs and DVDs. I have a long-standing tradition of hosting Friday Night Movies at which I share my favorite flicks with friends along with theme foods or drinks.  My Top Ten Favorite Movies keep changing and reflect an eclectic mix.

The Internet Movie Database
The IMDb Daily Poll
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
Movie Quotes
FilmWise Movie Trivia and Quizzes
Boston Arts and Entertainment
Movie Link
Netflix On-line DVD Rentals
Hitchcock - Master of Suspense
Alfred Hitchcock Web Ring.com
The 'MacGuffin' Web Page

FILM MAKING

A relatively new interest of mine is in screenwriting and I've noticed that a number of friends are getting involved in amateur filmmaking. Here are some of their sites and some reference for would-be filmmakers.

David Decoteau's Rapid Heart Pictures (homoerotic horror flicks)
Fynn Films - Short Films by Local Friends
Stone Soup Films
Homewrecker Houseboy - Gay Net Soap Opera Crosswalk - If you see only one web-based digitally-produced short film this summer, make it CrossWalk!
Crafty Screenwriting - Writing Movies That Get Made

SCIENCE FICTION

Always a big science fiction and fantasy buff, I'm mostly into media SF, simply since I don't have a huge amount of time for reading.  Star Trek has been a big influence and I've followed all the series, though I liked the black sheep of the family, Deep Space 9, the most due to superior writing and continuous story lines.  I have a complete set of all the Star Trek episodes (all 4 series) and also all 157 Twilight Zone Episodes.  One of my Top 10 movies is also my favorite SF flick of all times: "Aliens."  Go, Ripley!  Started collecting comic books when I was ten and 30-odd years later, I still dabble.  I'm eagerly anticipating the release of the last "Lord of the Rings" movie in December.

The Magrathea SFTV Page
Trek Web - The Source for Everything Trek
Deep Space Nine Avatar - The DS9 Relaunch
Star Trek Episode Guides
Star Trek Ratings Page
PsiPhi Star Trek Book Reviews

THE SIMPSONS

What can I say, everything in life can somehow relate back to a Simpsons episode.

The Simpsons Archive

BROADWAY MUSICALS

OK, I know this sounds stereotypically gay, but I love musicals.  I like to see a lot of theater in Boston and my ex-boyfriend, the opera-singing cop, got me more high-brow with Verdi and Puccini operas.

Musicals.Net

BUDDHISM AND SPIRITUALITY

Though raised Roman Catholic, Eastern philosophy has fascinated me since college.  I don't consider myself very religious, but I do thin of myself as being very spiritual.  Back in '98, I discovered the burgeoning field of gay spirituality, from which I've attended many retreats and met tons of fantastic people. I currently attend a Unitarian Universalist church, which appeals to my personal and eclectic approach to spirituality.

Shop For Change
Eastern Mt. Retreat
Rowe Camp and Conference Center
Annual Rowe Labor Day Gay Men's Retreat
Findhorn Foundation, Scotland
Arlington Street Church
Tricycle Buddhist Review
Insight Meditation Center
The Hunger Site

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

After being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis ten years ago, I've become interested in alternative therapies for chronic conditions.  I see Western medicine as great for some things, but mostly it's a big tool box with two tools in it: surgery and pharmaceuticals.  How about diet, exercise, meditation, yoga, herbal and homeopathic remedies, massage, etc.

Ask Dr. Weil
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Yoga Journal

MASSAGE AND REIKI

I am a second-level trained Reiki therapist and I am a certified massage therapist (Swedish with a concentration in holistic therapies) from the Massage Institute of New England.

AMTA Find A Massage Therapist Locator Service
Upledger Institute of CranioSacral Therapy
The International Center for Reiki Training

GAMING

My high school years were spent designing the latest D&D campaign.  After the Secret Masters helped weaned me off an obsession with Illuminati: New World Order, I currently like Cheapass Games like Kill Dr. Lucky.  Wanna play?

The Official Button Men Webgame
Cheapass Games Double Secret Website
Funagain Games
INWO Home Page at Illuminati INWO
The INWO Deck of the Week

NEW MEXICO

I love to travel having been to Canada, Europe, and many places in the US, but none quite holds the allure for me as much as New Mexico.

New Mexico Dept of Tourism
Gay New Mexico
Grand Canyon Explorer

REFERENCE

Here's a concept: how about using the Web for reference, one of the main reasons it was originally intended for (before eCommerce came along).

Britannica Encyclopedia
Merriam-Webster Adept Dictionary and Thesaurus
The Word Detective
Boston Mass Weather Forecast
USPS Zip Code Lookup
The International Lyrics Server
What does your phone number spell?

FRIENDS' SITES

Eric Karnowski's Site
Lacey Langston's Site
Jeff Hayes' Paintings
Miles' Consulting Site
Edda's Site
Randomlife's Site
Bob's Grand Canyon Photos

HUMOR

If humor be the food of the gods, then laugh on!

The Onion - America's Finest News Source
The Dilbert Zone
Dork Tower
David Letterman Top 10 List
The Shakespeare Insult Server

MISCELLANEOUS

Always the well-rounded person, I dabble in many other areas of interest.  Here are a few:

Kyle's Bed & Breakfast gay comic strip
Real Astrology
Free Tarot Reading
Mike Bonnell's Computer Wallpaper
My Postcards - Electronic Card Hub
Halloween Online

Xodus
          USA! Xodus Dress-Me-Up Refrigerator Magnets
 
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