Hunter Duesing is the sad product of his formative years being corn-fed genre movies, genre fiction, comic books, and heavy metal. Originally hailing from Dallas, Texas, Hunter lives a misanthropic existence on the mean streets of Memphis, Tennessee, and spends a great deal of his time alienating those around him by listening to podcasts about movies and/or grown-yet-juvenile individuals grinding out loud power chords on their guitars on his iPod. In his spare time he watches way too many movies, writes about them, and sometimes hammers out scripts that will probably never get made, but keeps his hopes up anyway. Under the right circumstances, he can be found skulking around used book and video stores in an attempt to keep the hunt alive.
Currently, his favorite movies are Taxi Driver, The General, Psycho, Annie Hall, Chungking Express, Halloween, Heroes of the East, Alien, Dead Alive, and, strangely enough, The Flowers of St. Francis.
His favorite authors are H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, August Derleth, Clark Ashton Smith, Joe R. Lansdale, Robert E. Howard, Edgar Allen Poe, Joe Eszterhas, and Stephen King.
His favorite bands are The Misfits, Anthrax, Iron Maiden, The Ramones, Black Sabbath, Public Enemy, and Rush.
His favorite songwriters are Warren Zevon and Kinky Friedman.
His favorite podcasts are Mondo Movie, Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s Film Reviews, Nowhere in Mulberry, Cinemaslave, Left Field Cinema, The Dead Lantern Splattercast, and Battleship Pretension, but the ones that are most special to him are ones that have sadly podfaded, namely The Hollywood Saloon and Genrebusters.
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