Not for the shy or virtuous, my influences include…

Luis Bunuel, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Varga Girls, Olivia, Anthony Kiedis, Don Miguel Ruiz, Marilyn Minter, Nan Golden, Cindy Sherman, Nikki S. Lee, graffiti art, Banksy, Massive Attack, period and b+w art & photography, indie films (with good editors), cheesecake photography, Bettie Page, international cinema, philosophy and people with harmony, integrity and a sense of truth, natural curiosity and a calm nature.  Ellen von Unwerth, Anne Hathaway, Juliette Binoche, Amelie, Chocolat, Suicide Girls, outlaws, misfits, rebels, optimists, idealists, visionaries, Maya Angelou, Charles Bukowski, George Carlin, Bill Hicks, Rita Hayworth, Marlene Dietrich, basically – all of old Hollywood, The Rat Pack, the feminists of the 1920s, riot grrls, Taylor Momsen, The Toledo Show, Pole Dance & Strip Tease, the new old, the young bodies with old souls, Shimmy, Chase, most importantly – my readers, my angels, my muses. You.

Fave films: Antonia’s Line, Midaq Alley, Pulp Fiction, NBK, The Notebook, Shawshank Redemption, Thank You For Smoking, Fave Shows: Friday Night Lights, Californication, House, Entourage, Drop Dead Diva, Bones, The Office (US), Fawlty Towers, Sons of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, Modern Family