Bio

Hollis Dorian is an Artist, Author, and Supervillain. His paintings, illustrations, and velvet literary ramblings can be found at: HollisDorian.com. Mr. Dorian currently resides on Earth.

Hollis Dorian is working on a number of projects that are sure to garner him neither fame nor riches, but he refuses to listen to everyone telling him he’s ruining his life by writing novels no one wants to read and paintings no one wants to see. What do they know, anyway? Jerks…

Hollis Dorian Likes…

People who are passionate but not oblivious about life
Conway Twitty
Tea
Mai-Tais
Literature
Constitution-Class Starships & Their Commanders
A good night’s sleep
Riding a bicycle
Action figures
Norman Mailer
Art (Low-brow and High-brow!)
Ming The Merciless
People who can and frequently do apply logic to their existence
Getting better all the time
People who have made a conscious effort to stop breeding
The Monkees
Drawing
Mexican beat poets (will also accept Chilean or Catalan)
Night Of The Iguana
Mr. T
Comic books & Graphic Novels
Tiki Bars
Wearing Jedi Robes

Hollis Dorian Liked Reading…

The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
Junky by William S. Burroughs
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens
The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
The Deep Blue Good-By by John D. MacDonald
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
The Castle In The Forest by Norman Mailer
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Spider-Girl by Tom DeFalco

Hollis Dorian Likes Listening To This Playlist When No One Is Around…

Promises by Barbra Streisand
Living Together by The Bee Gees
Miami by Counting Crows
Smoky Mountain Rain by Ronnie Milsap
You Don’t Love Me Anymore by Eddie Rabbitt
Geraldine by Glasvegas
One Way Love (Better Off Dead by E.G. Daily
Drummers & Healers by fDeluxe
Little Green Apples by Tom Jones
(Take Me Home) Country Roads (LIVE) by Wayne Newton
Far Away Eyes by The Rolling Stones
Move To Work by Fine Young Cannibals
Don’t Write Me Off by Hugh Grant
Cheese and Onions by The Rutles
The Hawaiian Wedding Song by Martin Denny
Les Bicyclettes de Belsize by Engelbert Humperdinck
Mack The Knife by Liberace
The Riddler by Frank Gorshin
Madame George by Van Morrison
MacArthur (LIVE) Park by Glen Campbell and The Boston Pops
Time Waits For No One by The Jacksons
Way Back Home by Prince

Hollis Dorian Likes Being In…

Paymon’s in Las Vegas, Nevada
Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California
Mercer House in Savannah, Georgia
Bob Marley’s House in Kingston, Jamaica
Night Of The Iguana Movie Set Ruins in La Jolla de Mismaloya, Mexico
Milk & Honey in Canton, Ohio
Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in Anaheim, California
Alternate Reality Comics in Las Vegas, Nevada
Gallifrey One in Los Angeles, California
Levant Lebanese Restaurant in London, England
Hyde Park in London, England
Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Spain
Atocha Train Station in Madrid, Spain
Beefy King in Orlando, Florida
Castaway Cay in The Bahamas
Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon
Hale Pele Tiki Bar in Portland, Oregon
Bijou Cafe in Portland, Oregon
Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California & Orlando, Florida
Mai Kai Polynesian Restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Columbia Restaurant in St. Armand’s Circle, Lido Key, Florida
The Golden Tiki in Las Vegas, Nevada
Frankie’s Tiki Room in Las Vegas, Nevada
Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Hollis Dorian Enjoys Quotes Like These…

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” -Mark Twain

“I have no money, no resources, no hope. I am the happiest man alive.” – Henry Miller

“Why do you say these things to me, when you know I will kill you for it?”
– General Zod

“Some people can read War and Peace and come away thinking it’s a simple adventure story. Others can read the ingredients on a chewing gum wrapper and unlock the secrets of the universe. ”
– Lex Luthor

“Don’t act like you’re not impressed.” – Ron Burgundy

“By Grabthar’s hammer………. what a savings.” – Doctor Lazarus

“You never go full retard.” – Kirk Lazarus

“If this is your God, he’s not very impressive. He has so many psychological problems; he’s so insecure. He demands worship every seven days. He goes out and creates faulty Humans and then blames them for his own mistakes. He’s a pretty poor excuse for a Supreme Being.” – Gene Roddenberry

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