Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

1111 little deaths

14 August 1969
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I'm a leo moonchild who also happens to be: adventerous. (a) barefoot bellydancer. creative. delightful. eccentric. fun. gorgeous. hungry. interested. je ne sai quoi. kissable. lachrymose, libidinous and lucky. motley. nervy. opinionated. passionate. queer. radiant, recalcitrant and rare. sassy. tenacious. unclassifiable. verbose. wide-eyed. xcellent company. zaftig.

I can't seem to limit my interests to 150 as I tend towards the verbose and am an avid list maker anyways - so here are some of my favorite things and varied interests (definitely not a complete list . . .)

David Sylvian, Japan, David Bowie, X, Lydia Lunch, The Birthday Party, Nick Cave, The Gun Club, Antony & the Johnsons, Nina Hagen, Nick Drake, Gogol Bordello, Devendra Banhart, PJ Harvey, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Kiss, Diamanda Galas, Siouxsie & the Banshees, This Mortal Coil, Elvis, Strawberry Switchblade, Patti Smith, Hanoi Rocks, The Doors, Virgin Prunes, Metallica, The Replacements, The Creatures, OMD, Interpol, Jesus and Mary Chain, Mazzy Star, Hope Sandoval, The Smiths, New Order, The Cure, Tom Waits, Bauhaus, Love And Rockets, Tones On Tail,Type O Negative, Psychedelic Furs, Echo & the Bunnymen, Teardrop Explodes, Adam & the Ants, The Posies, Dream Syndicate, Terry Hall, Donovan, Kate Bush, Toyah, Marc Almond, Soft Cell, Lotte Lenya, The Tiger Lillies, Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom, CocoRosie, Jethro Tull, Essex Green, Iggy Pop, T.Rex, Beth Orton, Dead or Alive, Belle & Sebastian, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks,Lisa Germano, Kristin Hersh, Killing Joke, Joy Division, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Book Of Love, Specimen, The Kinks, Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Dead Can Dance, Hope Blister, Massive Attack, Cocteau Twins, Coil, Death in June, Current 93, Psychic TV, TG, Legendary Pink Dots, The Lucy Show, Moev, Front 242, Ministry, VNV Nation, Helen Kane, Marlene Dietrich, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Hooverphonic, Eric Satie, Vivaldi, Mozart, Threnody Ensemble, The Rachels, Riyuchi Sakamoto, Death By Chocolate, The Church, Pulp, Sonic Youth, Basement Jaxx, Public Enemy, Missy Elliott, Fischerspooner, Cat Stevens, Patsy Cline, The Clash, Sex Pistols, GBH, The Cramps, The Damned, Motorhead, The Misfits, Social Distortion, The Pretenders, Marianne Faithfull, Velvet Underground & Nico, Madonna, The White Stripes, Lime Spiders, Rachel Sweet, The Blasters, REM, Tim Buckley, Big Star, The Waterboys, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Teena Marie, Ofra Haza, Arabic Pop, Calliope music, Rembetica, Dirges

Art: Pierre et Gilles, Aubrey Beardsley, Mark Ryden, Rossetti, William Morris, Brassai, Louise Nevelson, Jean Delville, Irene Ionesco, Fernand Knopff, Modigliani, Andrew Goldsworthy ,Anton Corbijn, Picasso, Dali, Diane Arbus, Camille Rose Garcia, Liz McGrath, Ellen Von Unwerth, Anne Brigman, Leigh Bowery, Van Gogh, Vaughn Oliver, Basquiat, Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo, Matisse, Otto Dix, Lisa Petrucci, Elizabeth Peyton, Fafi, Gustave Moreau, Gaudi, Clayton Brothers, Jean Cocteau, Lewis Carroll's Photography, Anne Brigman, Mother Nature, Helmut Newton, Albert Watson, Walker Evans, Symbolism, Pre-Raphaelite, Arts & Crafts movement, Surrealism, Victorian Fairy Painting, Lowbrow

Literature: Alice in Wonderland, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Oscar Wilde, Quentin Crisp, Jeanette Winterson, Virginia Woolf, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Francesca Lia Block, Angela Carter, Michelle Tea, Anne Rice, Pleasant Gehman, Clint Catalyst, bell hooks, Tom Hodgkinson, non fiction about bohemians, juicy bios of fabulous women artists and writers, occasional horror and fantasy jags, beat writers, and that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg . . .

Film: Breakfast at Tiffanys, Velvet Goldmine, Fellini, Jeunet & Caro, David Lynch, Peter Greenaway, Derek Jarman, Tim Burton, Busby Berkeley, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Moulin Rouge, Alice in Wonderland, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Pirates of the Carribean, Pretty in Pink, The Nightporter, Sooner or Later, Cabaret, All That Jazz, Pandora's Box, Naked Lunch, Wonderwall, Bell Book & Candle, Wizard of Oz, The Hunger, Belle du Jour, Labyrinth, Hair, Breaking Glass, Liquid Sky, A Clockwork Orange, Secretary, Ghost World, Irma La Douce, Valley Girl, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Anything with Johnny Depp, Marlene Dietrich, Theda Bara, Audrey Hepburn, John Cusack . . .

Random Obsessions: floating in the ether, hold on while I grab them . . .
11:11, 1880's-1920's, abandoned buildings, absinthe, alice in wonderland, androgyny, anglophilia, antony and the johnsons, appalachian music, arabic pop, art and artifice, baudelaire, beating boys at pinball, beatniks, being fed indian food, being read bedtime stories, bellydancing, biba, big pink sparkle dildos, big sur, black and white photobooths, black eyeliner, blood oranges, bloomers & petticoats, bohemian ideals, bordellos, carnivals & circus sideshows, charles dodgson, charles lutwidge dodgson, chasing butterflies off cliffs, cherries, chimney sweep boys, clown paintings, clowns, coil, coloured lights, corvids, courtesans and coquettes, creativity as a religion, cupcakes crumpets & crepes, curiosity cabinets, cursing debutantes, dandies & bulldaggers, decadence, densely wooded forests, derek jarman, desire, diamanda galas, dollies and puppets, dollops of devonshire cream, dollybirds, dorrie the little witch, eccentrics, england my lionheart, erik satie, exhibitionism for the shy, fafi, fairy tales, farmers markets, feminists with dirty minds, fin de siecle, fingering rare books, food porn, foxes, francesca lia block's mind, getting lost in libraries, glam rock & glitter, gypsies, hallucinations, handwritten letters, hearses, heavy nostalgia, hidden staircases, high quality sex toys, impulsiveness, indulging melancholy thoughts, isabella blow, la cosa nostra, lace edged parasols, libertinism, life-size gingerbread houses, lived eccentricity, london always london, looking up your skirt, love love and love, lydia lunch, macaroni & cheese, making mix tapes, marchesa casati, midnight moonlit meanderings, moon baths, mourning jewelry, murder ballads, my last two weeks, my nana's cannoli, mysticism, nancy boys, naps, naughty tea parties, night-blooming jasmine, opulent boudoirs, overpowering hedonistic impulses, pansexuality, paris, peacocks, perverse pajama parties, peter greenaway's endless counting, pre-raphaelite art, psychedelia, pugs, quentin crisp, rain on my skin, redheads, religiosa, rossetti's stunners, sabbaticals, secret tree houses, sex in abandoned buildings, sex magic, sexually explicit material, sicilian culture, silent film festivals, soulmates, stilettos, stolen kisses, strange beauty, strawberry switchblade, striped trousers, structured tweed, submission and surrender, sustainable living, sweet transvestites, the essence of vanilla, the fog rolling in, the nostalgia of cloves, the symbolists, tightly laced corsets, toy cameras, tranny taco trucks, treasure hunts, trolling dive bars, vamps, vegetarianism, velvet goldmine, velvet hammer burlesque, vintage crushed velvet, voluptuous women, wandering through cemetaries, watching you watching me