Full Name: Adam T. Wilson (there might be a few out there who know the middle name, but keep it on the QT and very hush, hush)
Birth Date: September 20, 1978
Occupation:I’m going to write that I’m unofficially a writer. Officially, I’d rather not say… let’s just say I’m currently working in the food industry and I really need to get out.
Hobbies: writing, reading, photography, watching movies, trying to finish one novel before starting another…
Favourite Movies: well, because this list would just be too damn long, we’ll join it half way through being written
… Fight Club, Braveheart, Goodfellas, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Thin Red Line, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, The Long Kiss Goodnight, Say Anything, Jerry Maguire, Clockwork Orange, anything Kevin Smith (especially Chasing Amy), all Star Wars movies (especially Empire…), American History X, Hard Core Logo, Evil Dead Trilogy, Halloween, Twelve Monkeys, Se7en, The Game, Die Hard, Aliens, Judgement Night (which I haven’t seen in a long time, but it was still awesome), The Usual Suspects, Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Tommy Boy, Black Sheep, Dirty Work, Good Will Hunting, Pulp Fiction, Kenneth Branaugh’s Hamlet, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Raising Arizona, Fargo, Dark City, Mad Max Trilogy …
Favourite Musicians: again, same this as before, joining the list in progress
… Headstones, Bruce Springsteen (and The E Street Band), Matthew Good Band, Pixies, Frank Black (and The Catholics), The Tragically Hip, Weezer, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Counting Crows, Dave Matthews Band, Sloan, Big Sugar, U2, Van Halen, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Elvis Costello (and The Attractions), eric’s trip, The Beatles, Guns n’ Roses …
Favourite Authors/Books: Timothy Findley (I’ve just about made it through all of his books… I think there are three or four I haven’t read… again, money can be sent to my mailing address), Chuck Palahniuk, Hunter S. Thompson, Michael Turner, Irvine Welsh, Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings, Iced by Ray Shell, Geek Love by Catherine Dunn, Bret Easton Ellis, Kurt Vonnegut jr!!, Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, The Mountain and the Valley by Ernest Buckler, Hugh Maclennan, At Last There is Nothing Left to Say by Matthew Good, any kind of rock and roll biography, anything just a little left off centre
Favourite TV: Everybody Loves Raymond!!, Friends (even though I haven’t seen any episodes this season), Seinfeld (the greatest television show of all time!!), Curb Your Enthusiasm (see Seinfeld note…), CSI, Antiques Roadshow, anything on A&E or TLC with carnies, The Amazing Race, those surgery shows, The Eco-Challenge, I’ve been watching a lot of Coronation Street lately…, Alias, I’m anxiously waiting for Greg and Bunny and Andy Richter Controls the Universe, probably more given how much TV I watch, but they’re not coming to me right now.
Favourite Sports: hockey, soccer (World Cup this summer Walerian…), basketball, curling (really, I like it), wrestling (professional, not amateur), anything X-Games (winter or summer)
Favourite Video Games: here’s the all-time Top 5 video games, in my opinion:
5. * tie * Contra (NES and SNES)/Blades of Steel (NES)
4. Pong (Atari)
3. MarioKart (on SNES)
2. Super Mario All-Stars (on SNES)
1. Tetris (on NES)
Honorable mention to: Q-Bert (Atari), Pac Man (Atari), Bonk (TurboGraphix), Pitfall (Atari), Alien3 (SNES), Ice Hockey (NES), Space Invaders (Atari), Centipede (Atari), Dig Doug (Atari), any pinball machine
Personal Quote: I eat dirt.