Swap-bot Time: October 22, 2021 6:05 pm


Date Joined: August 30, 2015
Last Online: January 10, 2021
Birthday: August 5, 1979
Country: United States
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My Etsy Store

About Me

Hiya! I'm Brian from Stillwater, Oklahoma. I'm an author and I have some poetry books available on Amazon if you're interested.

***** I HATE STAR WARS! *****

I'm a single guy living in rural Oklahoma, just a few miles from where I was raised. I moved back here from Alaska a few years ago.

There is no need to masculinize swaps for me. I'm not afraid of "girly" things.

:::My Shops:::
My Etsy Store
My RedBubble Store
My Fine Art America Store
My CafePress Store


I generally like any type of card you want to send, but I do have a few that I'm more into than others.

  • Deer
  • Vintage Real Photo Post Cards (RPPCs), primarily of men
  • Czech / Polish poster art
  • Vintage holiday
  • Former US Presidents
  • Charley Harper
  • Mail Art
  • Oz

If you're picking something out DON'T SEND STAR WARS. I don't like it!

Subjects / Themes I Like

More stuff I like

Animals: Deer, Cicadas, Seahorses, Stag Beetles, Rabbits, Bison, Giraffes, Hedgehogs, Badgers, Foxes, Whales, Moose, Polar Bears, Thylacines, Platypuses, Kangaroos, Wombats, Birds, Tigers, Armadillos, Sloths, Squirrels, Chipmunks, Bats, Flying Foxes, Lemurs (Aye-Ayes especially), Butterflies, Moths.... I could go on. I really like animals. I'm really not into hunting or fishing themes please.

Birds (more specifically): Scissortail Flycatchers, Canada Geese, Woodpeckers, Cardinals, Pelicans, Hummingbirds, Kiwis, Ravens, Magpies, Blue Jays, Crows, Peacocks, Quetzals, Puffins, Owls, Swallows, Vultures, and so on...

Animals/People (Mythical): Unicorns, Pegasus, Jackalopes, Merfolk (Mermen specifically, but Mermaids are okay too), any interesting animal creations, fairies, gnomes, etc...

Colors: Yellow, Orange, Grey, Brown, White

Nature: Leaves, Rocks, Trees in Winter, Rain, Fog, Snow, Water, Soil, Flowers

People: Late 19th Century Photos, 1940s Illustrations, Weathered Faces, Drag Queens, Happy People, Street Photography, Sailors, Cowboys, Farmers, Stern Women, People who seems to have overcome a struggle, People who seem to have a story.

Places: Denmark, France, Alaska, Oklahoma, Iceland, Croatia, South Africa, Czech Republic, Australia, Kenya, Peru, Madagascar, Mexico, India, Azerbaijan, Israel, Argentina, and everywhere in between. I love learning about other places.

Other: I like anything to do with the Oz books (not a huge fan of MGM Oz stuff, but it's okay), old books, letters, circuses, tattoos, architecture, typography, and many many other things! I don't have a lot of cutesy in my life, but I have a little spot in my heart reserved for Sanrio. It secretly gives me a little joy.

Dislikes: disliking stuff. Unless it's Star Wars.

Favorite Crafts

I'm a mixed media artist and I love creating art journals. It's tempting to make them big, but I prefer ones with only a few pages so they can represent a brief moment.

Painting, drawing, collage, assemblage, etc. I'll try just about anything once. I wish I was better with a sewing machine.

Favorite Books

Authors I love: Frank O'Hara, Jim Grimsley, Frank O'Hara, Franz Kafka, L. Frank Baum, Billy Collins, Maya Angelou, Ray Bradbury, Jack London, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, Timothy Egan, Ntozake Shange, Mark Owen, C.S. Lewis, Gideon Defoe

Favorite Music

  • Bright Light Bright Light
  • Ivri Lider
  • The Young Professionals
  • Carbon Leaf
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  • Peter Hollens
  • The Weeknd
  • Todrick Hall
  • Hej Matematik
  • Scissor Sisters
  • Dangerous Muse
  • Franรƒยงois Raoult
  • Scott Matthew
  • Pรƒยกll รƒโ€œskar Hjรƒยกlmtรƒยฝsson
  • Hi Fashion
  • Madonna
  • Mylรƒยจne Farmer
  • Daft Punk
  • Everything But the Girl

Favorite Movies

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
  • Harry Potter films (5-8 are my favorites)
  • Used People
  • Amelie
  • Bambi
  • Billu Barber
  • What a Way To Go
  • The Book of Life
  • They Might Be Giants
  • Three Color Trilogy
  • Les Miserables (2012)
  • Return To Oz
  • The 39 Steps
  • Bollywood films
  • Disney animated films

Movies I HATE

  • Star Wars -- all of them
  • All Cohen Brothers movies
  • All Tarantino movies (esp. Pulp Fiction)
  • Gladiator
  • All Slasher Horror Movies
  • Anything with gratuitous gore
  • Pretty much all "guy" comedies
  • Movies about driving recklessly while shooting guns

Favorite Television

  • Roger & Val Have Just Got In
  • Golden Girls
  • Project Runway
  • The Daily Show
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • Maude
  • Lark Rise To Candleford
  • Jam & Jerusalem
  • Stranger Things
  • Downton Abbey
  • Drop Dead Diva
  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Ellen
  • Designing Women
  • The Jeffersons
  • True Blood
  • Superstore
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  • The Vicar of Dibley
  • Mama's Family
  • Sang Doo! Let's Go To School
  • Absolutely Fabulous
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Hoarders
  • Waiting For God
  • Otomen
  • Sassy Girl Chun-hyang
  • Keeping Up Appearances
  • Are You Being Served?
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert


matt319 rated for World Postcard Day on Dec 25, 2020
kittyfun rated for World Postcard Day on Nov 21, 2020
Comment: Loved the postcard!
suepier rated for World Postcard Day on Nov 17, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard.
suepier rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Nov 16, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard.
isabetta rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 26, 2020
Comment: Thanks a lot for your card and for sharing the memory of your Mom <3 The photo is so beautiful!
nhodaie rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 24, 2020
Comment: thank you for the beautiful postcard!!
KandaceB rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 21, 2020
Comment: Thank you very much for your custom postcard! So neat that you are able to create your own! Its always great getting unique mail!
craftynut rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 21, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the great card.
Comment: Thanks for the cool card!
majork29 rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 16, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the postcard. I love the Henry Monster stamp!!!
brooklynbunch rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 15, 2020
Comment: Great card--your parents look happy. Thank you! Susan (brooklynbunch)
JenniferJo rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 14, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
Kbrewste09 rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 14, 2020
Comment: Thanks Brian! Your art is cool!
nsciambi rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 14, 2020
Comment: Thank you! What a special card! I hope your dad is doing better. My dad has also been unwell recently, spending too much time in the hospital. Sending all the positive things to your dad and you.
Response: Ah, thanks. He's working on it! He won't admit it, but his stay in the hospital did a world of good. He just likes complaining about it. I hope things with your dad improve. It's not fun to be in and out of the hospital.
lboogs42 rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 14, 2020
Comment: Thank You!
ashleh13 rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 14, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the postcard! This is the first time I'd ever received a custom photo card and I love it!
Comment: Fun collectible card! No sign of fall yet. 93 degrees yesterday. Ugh.
Response: Ugh, right!? We just got a cold front yesterday. I don't trust it.
octobereve930 rated for Take 10 Postcard Swap #27 USA on Oct 13, 2020
Comment: thank you for sharing such a special card of your parents engagment...that was awesome xxx Di
usctrojans79 rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 12, 2020
megan1230 rated for World Postcard Day on Oct 11, 2020
Comment: Love this postcard of your parents! Thanks for sharing it with me!

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CurlyTea on Aug 6, 2018:

Happy Birthday!

Poohtat on Oct 10, 2017:

I received your postcard today with your website on it. I checked it out. You seem like a really fun person! I look forward to more swaps with you.

Paige1900 on Aug 21, 2017:

LOL...I was just reading your profile, and saw that you liked Cicadas. They are so loud where I live that we can't sit on our back porch and hear ourselves talk.

CurlyTea on Aug 7, 2017:

myancey on Jul 19, 2017:

missing u in swaps friend. hope lifes going ok

Smiley69 on Mar 15, 2017:

Hi! Thank you for the bonus postcard for "It's called fashion Brenda look it up"...And stamp! This was a fun swap, thank you for hosting! รขหœยบ

nsciambi on Jan 27, 2017:

Brian! Thank you so much for the hand drawn merman! That was incredibly thoughtful of you.

EmilyT on Nov 4, 2015:

I found the lenticular PCS at a store called Flying Tiger (or it could be Tyger, I forget). It is a store out of Denmark and it is sort of like this cool-designer style dollar store cheap stuff from China. But I couldn't resist postcards, notecards, tissue paper, ribbon, etc. I visited them in the Netherlands this summer and I looked at their website to see if they have stores here in the U.S. But I don't remember if they do or not because none in Colorado.

Fry on Nov 2, 2015:

Vetting the Speedy Fall Leaves ATC! and stopped by... Hello!

RainbowRoseOregon on Oct 30, 2015:

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