One of the original stalwarts of the electronic 'lit scene, right along with Lit.Org founder Crowe. The Alienist is a former high school english language arts teacher. He enjoys writing poetry and fiction; however, he writes equally frequently about music, culture, politics, technology, society, various phenomena and the odd event. He is also an extreme cat lover, a recovering videogamer and a sociopolitical lefty (read anarcho-syndicalist). He lives in Philadelphia with his cat, Roisindubh.