Saturday, August 30, 2014

Things That Influenced Me

Here are things that had an impact on my life... These 

are in no way listed in order of their importance. 


  1. Dream Park, Larry Niven and Stephen Barnes 
  2. Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit
  3. The Bible 
  4. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons - Dungeon Masters Guide 
  5. How to Eat Fried Grasshoppers ( We read this in my second grade class and I am unable to find this book anywhere)
  6. Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80's (Gonzo Papers) by Hunter S. Thompson 
  7. No One here gets out alive, Jim Morrison Biography
  8. The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy (all of the books)
  9. The Adventures of Samurai Cat 
  10. Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey
  11. The Sleeping Dragon (Gaurdians of the Flame Series)


  1. Beastmaster (bad film, good breasts, hey I was young when I first saw it)
  2. Casablanca, I tend to model my characters on the characters in this film
  3. The Sword and the Sorcerer, FN everyone had a character named Talon at one point
  4. Krull - Horrible film, cool weapon
  5. Say Anything
  6. Anything featuring Ray Harryhousen 
    1. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad                     
    2. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad 
    3. Jason and the Argonauts 
  7. Willow
  8. Dragonslayer
  9. Robin Hood (Errol Flynn)
  10. Excalibur


Keep in Mind that I grew up when we had only 1 or 2 tv's no DVR or DVD... we gathered around the TV at night and watched as a Family
  1. Animainiacs
  2. Happy Days
  3. Battlestar Galactica 
  4. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 
  5. Quark
  6. BJ and the Bear
  7. Dukes of Hazzard
  8. Looney toons
  9. X-Files
  10. Mork and Mindy
  11. Soap


  1. Jethro Tull
  2. Queen
  3. Kiss
  4. Talking Heads
  5. Adam and the Ants
  6. The Wolfe Tones
  7. U2
  8. Led Zepplin

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