He graduated from SUNY Albany with a degree in English and minors in Journalism and Film Studies. Born and raised in NYC and most recently was living in Manhattan with a spoiled 18 pound cat. Avid interest in independent and foreign cinema, film festivals and rock 'n' roll concerts. Among his favorite films were: "8 ½," "Citizen Kane," "Annie Hall" and "Raging Bull." His favorite directors include: Fellini, Bresson, Tarkovsky, Bunuel and Scorsese. Totally obsessed with the music of Neil Young and the Dave Matthews Band. Hobbies include chess, computer web design and computer consulting and software training.