Portrait

Manuel F. Casanova

Coined phrases

Anything with guava tastes better.

Don’t buy a llama just because it is the last one on the lot.

People who walk barefooted on a farm are likely to step on cow dung.

Favorites

Food
Mofongo. Sometimes I eat mofongo just because it is Thursday.
TV series
Tie between Dexter (season 4), Carnivale (season 1), and Millenium (without the filler episodes). Best episode ever: “Somehow, Satan got behind me
TV series (space opera)
Battlestar Galactica
Dramatic actors
  1. Anthony Hopkins
  2. Liam Neeson
Comedians
  1. Marx brothers (only Groucho, Harpo, and Chico, not Zeppo)
  2. Stephen Fry
  3. John Sessions (a genius!)
Most beautiful woman in the world
Elizabeth Taylor (in Cleopatra, or in Taming of the Shrew, or in anything)

Shameful confessions

I was a devoted fan of The Black Adder and Red Dwarf. I have a collection of anything ever made by Rowan Atkinson.