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  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 88, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • Innkeeper, Random Revolutionary, Consultant, Ninja
  • Ongoing.... US public/private & home schooling through UM...
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About Me

I would LOVE to host you! But first check my Detroit Loves You Guest Home's online real-time availability calendar:
Not available the night(s) you need? Sorry, I cannot host you.
Available? Then I MAY be able to host IF your night(s) remain unbooked. Contact me any time with your date(s) if you want to be put first in line for free accommodation. Before arrival please keep an eye on the calendar. If it's still available the day before your arrival you'll need to call or text me to confirm.
Note that weekends April through October are almost never available, but weekdays may be. Weekdays November though March are often available, and sometimes weekends.
Memorial Day weekend / Movement Festival is NEVER available, sorry.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

It's been a powerfully transformative force in my life for a decade now. What a great way to help us relax our collective fears and connect with each other.


~ We Are All One ~ One Love ~ One Heart ~ Right Brain & Heart Consciousness, Morton's List/Random Reality, living free from money and its resulting roles & divisions, fruitarian / pre-paleo / eating the natural food of humans (mostly fresh fruit & greens), costumes/parties (any excuse to dress up!), urban spelunking, adventures & world exploration near & far, writing, roleplaying, Burning Man culture, direct experience, entheogens/aya, Tantra, Ganesha, dance (free-form), camping/hiking/nature & last but not least... ninjas

Music, Movies, and Books

Pretty scattered, urban/Detroit techno leaning... The Bloodhound Gang | Bob Marley | Buckwheat Groats | Canibus | The Chemical Brothers | Dana Dane | Danny K(.A.E.) | Die Antwoord | Fela Kuti | Insane Clown Posse / Psychopathic Records (I worked for them - long story...) | King Missile | Kraftwerk | Kurtis Blow | Leonard Cohen | Liz Phair | Mark Kozelek | Mickey Avalon | Mindless Self Indulgence | The Orb | Richard Cheese | Ronald Jenkees | Sissy Bar | Tenacious D | TISM...

Airplane! | Amadeus | American Splendor | Blade Runner | Bucket of Blood | The Diving Bell and the Butterfly | Ghostbusters | Indiana Jones... | Little Miss Sunshine | Lord of the Rings trilogy | Mad Max | Memento | Metropolis | Monty Python (Grail, Brian, Life, etc.) | National Lampoon's Vacation | Once | Pi: Faith in Chaos | Rob Roy | Shakes the Clown | Shaun of the Dead | Sideways | Six-String Samurai | Stand by Me | Star Wars debacle | Tampopo | The Evil Deads | The Maltese Falcon | The Princess Bride | The Rocky Horror Picture Show | The Room | This Is Spinal Tap | Troll 2

7 Up series | Air Guitar Nation | American Movie | Cinemania | Genghis Blues | The Great Happiness Space | Grey Gardens | In the Realms of the Unreal | Jesus Camp | McLibel | Murderball | Spellbound | Super Size Me / 30 Days TV show | Surfwise | Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? |

Akira | Grave of the Fireflies | Millennium Actress | Origin: Spirits of the Past | Paprika | South Park / Team America: World Police | Tokyo Godfathers | The Triplets of Belleville |

Rola Nasef (Detroit Unleaded, Nadia's House), Adam Curtis (The Power of Nightmares, The Century of the Self, All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace, Pandora's Box) | Akira Kurosawa (Drunken Angel, The Hidden Fortress, Kagemusha, Ran, Rashomon, Red Beard, Sanjuro, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, Yojimbo) | Andy Warhol (Bad, Dracula, Frankenstein) | Christopher Guest (A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, Waiting for Guffman) | Hayao Miyazaki (Princess Mononoke, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Howl's Moving Castle, Spirited Away, Laputa: Castle in the Sky) | Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back) | Mel Brooks (Blazing Saddles, History of the World: Part 1, Spaceballs, Young Frankenstein) | Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Roger and Me, Sicko) | Stanley Kubrick (A Clockwork Orange, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) | Tim Burton (Corpse Bride, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks, Pee-wee's Big Adventure) | Werner Herzog (Encounters at the End of the World, Grizzly Man, Into the Abyss, My Best Fiend - Klaus Kinski, The Killers: Unstaged) | Woody Allen (Sleeper, Stardust Memories, Zelig)

Return to the Brain of Eden: Restoring the Connection between Neurochemistry and Consciousness, Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing, The Alchemist, Autobiography of a Yogi

Joseph Campbell | George Cockroft (as Luke Rhinehart) | Sarah Deckard | Robert E. Howard | H. P. Lovecraft | J. R. R. Tolkien | Eckhart Tolle | Ken Wilber

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

SCUBA diving with mantra rays in Hawaii at night. Brushing your hair as they swoop past, these gentle giants could swallow you whole - all mouth!

Teach, Learn, Share

Morton's List / Random Reality / Dice Living, fruitarianism, how to make the most deliciously healthy smoothies ever!, fun with Excel, recycling, writing, roleplaying / gaming, entheogens, pop ninja culture

Spanish, how to live without money, authentic movement. dance, raw foodism/fruitarianism, community activism - whatever you're into that I know nothing about

Food, fire, laughs, the REAL Detroit, local foods, ideas, hugs, stories, Morton's List Quests

What I Can Share with Hosts

Official cocktail of CouchSurfing...

2 oz. coconut rum
1/2 oz. Amaretto
4 oz. pineapple juice
splash grenadine

Pour ingredients into a highball glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Trivia: The Couchsurfer was developed in late 2008, with the input of dozens of Couchsurfers from around the world, and especially those who took part in the Great Unclaimed Baggage Center Road Trip of '08, representing eight US states. In the tradition of the "surf" family of drinks it includes coconut rum and pineapple juice, while the lime wheel pays tribute to British sailors who were famously given lime juice to ward off scurvy on their extensive voyages. Feel free to make alternate versions, and name them as such - official recipe here (

Countries I’ve Visited

Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Cambodia, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Russian Federation, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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