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Name:
Blake
Birthdate:
15 October 1985
External Services:
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Well, it's been another two years since the last time I updated this... A bit has happened between then and now, but not much. I still don't drink or do drugs: I'm usually in a confused state of mind as is...

I pick up lots of little side-projects that I work on to varying degrees, and currently the biggest difficulty I'm having in my life is shifting my writing from being one of those "side-projects" into being an actual body of work that needs to get done. Oh yeah, I write a bit. Nothing majorly published, though people seem to like what I submit, so I guess there's that. I've got a ton of stories in my head, but to get them all out, I need peace, quiet, solitude, and a sense of security, and as such, I'm having difficulty working out of my parents house.

It's a vicious cycle I am in: I need money to move out, I need to move out to write, writing would provide my money, but I can't do it well until I move out. Which requires money. See my dilemma? Some day soon I'll have to, though. I'm nearly done getting my masters' degree in English, and after that? Well, I have no idea. I'd love to get writing professionally, but as every book on the subject (and common sense) dictate, it's neigh impossible to live off one's writing, unless you get MAJOR name recognition. (Stephen King was a fluke, and he attests to it.)

Mostly, my blog is where I post cool stuff, like a good blogger should. I also use it to keep in touch with my friends, find out what's going on in their lives, and give entertainment-related news for like-minded individuals. I'll also occasionally post creative works on here, though if I want to get paid for them, I probably shouldn't do so as often...

Favorite TV Shows: South Park, a smattering of Family Guy, the old X-Men or Spiderman cartoons, X-Files, Invader Zim, Naruto (-the filler), Monty Python's Flying Circus, Robot Chicken, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Gravitation, Sam & Max, Azumanga Daioh, Freakazoid, Reboot, Tales From The Crypt, Blackadder, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bleach, Heroes

Favorite Movies: Seven Samurai, Fight Club, Night of the Living Dead (original and Romero remake), Once Upon a Time in China, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Clerks, Evil Dead Trilogy, Monty Python and The Holy Grail, The Blair Witch Project, But I'm A Cheerleader, Braveheart, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Star Wars Trilogy, Batman (the original), The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Ring, Silence of the Lambs, Friday,

Favorite Games: Silent Hill (all except 4), Armored Core, Resident Evil 2, Resident Evil 4, Katamari Damacy, Doom 3, Final Fantasy 7, Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy 3, Okami (fun, if a bit long), Fatal Frame 2, Legend of Zelda - A Link To The Past, Starcraft, Earthbound/Mother 2, Mega Man (series), The Legend of Zelda (NES)... (if I think of more I'll add 'em)

Favorite Songs: Akira Yamaoka - Your Rain
Akira Yamaoka - Love Psalm
Ben Harper - When It's Good
Boondock Saints - Three Stones
Clint Mansell - Requiem For A Dream (Orchstral)
Crawlspace - My Ruin
Danny Elfman - This Is Halloween
Disturbed - Darkness
Disturbed - Ten Thousand Fists
Dr. Reanimator - Move Your Dead Bones
Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sittaz
The Knack - My Sharona
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around
The Jolly Rogers - Bold Fenian Man
The Jolly Rogers - The Devil's Son
The Jolly Rogers - I Wanna Be
The Jolly Rogers - Roseville Faire
The Jolly Rogers - South 'Round The Horn (Instrumental)
The Jolly Rogers - Uncloudy Day
The Jolly Rogers - Wet Summer/Rocks of Bahn
The Jolly Rogers & The Killer Aunt Bees - Horror Movie Hero
Led Zepplin - Ramble On
Marc Broussard - Home
McVaffe - Mega Man Cutman Sonata OC Remix
Nickelback - Animals
Oleander - Halo
Richard Cheese - Down With The Sickness
Saliva - Ladies and Gentlemen
Santa Esmeralda - Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
System of a Down - Roulette
Tenacious D - Beelzeboss (or as I think of it, rock's answer to Devil Went Down to Georgia)
Tenacious D - Tribute
Type O Negative - Blood & Fire
YUI - LIFE

That's all I can think of now. Lemme kno if you friend me, k?

In theory, my gamertag would appear below this, but for some reason it isn't behaving.

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