More on the story as told by Christopher Taylor.
If one thing life is certain, Kenny has had a taste of everything in life. And now life is getting a huge taste of him.
Born in the chic, urban, multicultural, jet-setting town of Cebu City, Philippines to an eclectic family with strong Sonny Chiba Ninja clan ties, Kenny soaked in his eclectic upbringing to make him the mysterious and greatly desired lord-of-the-shadows (as well as food connoisseur and amateur photographer) that he is now.
Due to his family’s extensive involvement in cloak and dagger activity, not much has survived from his early mysterious years. In fact, the few records of his early actions have led to such religious speculation that the Vatican has isolated them deep in the vaults behind St. Peter’s Basilica. What is known stems from extensive interviews and detective work at the expense of 5 and a half reporters’ lives:
As a teenager, having already conquered to gritty streets of Cebu, and having perfected his mother tongue’s crisp aristocratic high-Bisayan accent, he moved on to multiple other languages in search of a challenge, disregarding Cantonese, Irish Gaeilge, and the African clicking language as far too trivial. He found his match in the vernacular and the often baffling dialect of Southern Californian English.
Kenny has been known to have traveled far and wide under several names and has been sighted in Edinburgh Scotland, London England, and Neuchâtel Switzerland, where he has been integrated into the local folklore due to a rather public dispute with an enemy ninja who was deftly disguised as a Christmas Tree.
Relocating to Los Angeles in the mid 1990’s due to a catastrophic familial mishap (U.S. records are sealed and the Gov’t of Bhutan refused to comment), he set up shop to challenge all known competitors in the City of Angel’s hardened streets, known to be full of “food connoisseurs and amateur photographers.”
Quickly seduced by the extensive ninja-friendly layout and gourmet possibilities of Los Angeles, he realized that this was to be his home. He now spends his times contracting for various crime families and taking lots and lots of pictures of Los Angeles. When he is out in the town, he loves a caviar-infused lasagna topped with shavings of Tibetan mountain goat cheese. His favorite pictures are of the LA skyline and loves long walks on the beach.
Those wishing to contact Kenny for ninja services rendered, please whisper ‘Sneaky Homunculus’ in the ear of a deaf man who sits on Alameda and 6th every Tuesday between 11:23 and 11:26 for more information.
His passions and activities include listening to KCRW and NPR, playing music, finding urban adventures and photography.
One other thing he would like to do is find a better cash flow model to fuel his travel-centric tendencies. Every now and then he goes into remission from the travel-bug disease. However, it’s hard to tell when that is, so as such, always assume he is sick with the bug. Please tread carefully with conversations involving travels and adventures.