Vadim's Hobbies Page
This Page is under construction.
travel is my big love, but in this country one has only two week of
vacations (well, if I stick with Informix a little more it would be big THREE
My first love were, of course, books. I can't claim that I read everything
available in this
, but, for sure, I read and loved much more books that aren't available there.
Literary Kicks by Levi Asher is a great collection of information on Beatniks.
Then, there are movies. I was an avid movie-goer back in Russia, but when I came to the
States I bought a VCR (then the other one, then the third, then
Laser Disk player,
then 35" TV - you've got the trend) and started systematically view European
films (American movies go under Entertainment, not under Art
in my book). There are more then few Directors in the list of my favorites, but just
to give you a feeling of what kind of cinema I love - such different people as
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Andrej Tarkovsky, and Peter Greenaway are on this list.
Internet Movie Database
is one very valuable source of information for me.
And the cross section of my cinematic and queer interests is
represented in this huge
list of GLBO
films. Here are two film critiques I published on USENET at different times
The other love of mine is food. I've eaten in quite a few of restaurants
South Bay, and
Greater San Francisco Bay Area. But my Mom's cooking may
be compared with better examples of Paris' cuisine
Another hobby of mine is my computer. I am running
on my PC at home. My connection to Internet goes through
Best Internet Communications.