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Jared “Dark Lord Kanly” Givens
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Welcome to the Wild Midwest...

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Just after midnight, in one of the last shootings of the Memorial Day weekend, two people pulled out guns and started firing in East Garfield Park.
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British voters have moved toward voting to leave the European Union in next month's referendum according to two surveys by polling firm ICM, surprising investors and sending sterling sharply lower.
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:D Go Cubbies! 
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I'm sure that will go over well in the UK.
An ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the U.K. must cast off “old dreams” and resist clinging to its imperial past as voters decide whether they want to leave the European Union.
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No, kidding.  She's smoking hot, and I love her music!
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I still can't get over how good they were yesterday.
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A good book is still the best VR.
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Exactly. It's 2016, not the 1960s.
In this digital age where all data can be stored in the 'cloud,' the offline method of black boxes' information storage seems rather antiquated.
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Software Engineer - BAE Systems
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I love books, movies, art, computers, music, photography, and firearms - among too many other things for me to keep up with.  

I'm a software engineer in the defense industry.

I love to travel, but don't get to do it as much as I'd like.  I've got a huge list of places I want to see all over the globe.

I use G+ to talk about things I love, such as tech, movies, music (metal!), to post photos, and to generally rant about various topics.


"A few of my favorite things":

Music:
  • Black Metal - Kampfar, Immortal, Darkthrone, Dark Funeral, Mayhem, Emperor, Satyricon, Burzum, Carpathian Forest, Marduk, Bathory.
  • Thrash - Slayer (of course!), Megadeth, Metallica, Anthrax
  • Death Metal - Obituary, Death
  • Classical - Chopin, Beethoven 
  • Jazz - Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk
  • Gabba/Gabber - Angerfist
  • Industrial - Rammstein, NIN


Books and Writers:
  • On the Road - Kerouac 
  • Dune - Herbert
  • Frankenstein - Shelley
  • A Clockwork Orange - Burgess
  • Anything by H. P. Lovecraft
  • R. A. Salvatore
  • Anne Rice - her older Vampire novels :)
  • Shakespeare
  • Poe
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Irvine Welsh
  • "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"
  • George R. R. Martin
  • Heinlein
  • Stephen King
  • Philip K. Dick (PKD)

Movies:
  • Trainspotting
  • The Thing (the Carpenter film)
  • Apocalypse Now
  • A Clockwork Orange (I'm a bit of a Kubrick fan!)
  • Good Will Hunting

Artists:
  • H. R. Giger
  • Gerald Brom
  • Van Gogh
  • Picasso
  • Monet
  • Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Degas
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
Last Few Thing...:

That I've read:
  • Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  • Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
  • some H. P. Lovecraft stories
That I've played:
  • Dead Island
  • Watch_Dogs
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Batman: Arkham Origins
That I've listed to:

Bragging rights
I'm the only one of my siblings who hasn't spent a night in jail! :D
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  • Star Wars Capital
  • Walking Dead:Road to Survival
  • The Walking Dead:No Man's Land
  • Need for Speed No Limits
Amazing tea! :) I just moved to the area and was delighted to find this gem!
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