A word about mattjosh:
A man on the rise, MattJosh grew up in the San Fernando Valley, escaped for a few years to Vancouver while at school, returned to Los Angeles, then wandered around a bit. Scratch that, is wandering around a bit. Secretly, in the dark corners of our society, he develops his fledgling career as a writer of short fiction, poetry, and, yes, even longer fiction.
The open mesas and mountains of New Mexico - beyond the Albuquerque city limits as often as I can be.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles, House of Leaves, Middlesex, All Quiet on the Western Front, Old Man and the Sea, Maus, Breakfast on Pluto, Kurt Vonnegut, Agatha Christie, Truman Capote, Tom Robbins, and so forth.
Tom Waits, Smashing Pumpkins, Frank Zappa/Mothers, Blind Melon, Don Mclean, Gillian Welch, Kyuss... in short, the best of everything from Baroque to anti-folk.
Annie Hall, Airplane, Taxi Driver, Children of Men, I Heart Huckabees, The Fifth Element, Twelve Angry Men, et al.
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