Books are a rich enjoyment in my life, tied with music as my
favorite art form. I think a book can be the fastest way to change
your life, if you pick the right one.
I'm a big Stephen King geek. Stephen King made me love reading in
middle school, and for that I am forever grateful.
''What's Eating Gilbert Grape'' by Peter Hedges is my favorite book
of all time.
''The Little Prince'' by Antoine De Saint Exupery
Jonathan Franzen. David Foster Wallace. John Steinbeck, J.D
Salinger, John Brandon, Cheryl Strayed
Bill Hicks: Love All The People,
Please Kill Me: the Oral History of Punk Rock,
''White Oleander'' by Janet Finch.
Father of The Bride Parts 1 and 2, St. Elmo's Fire, The Blues
Brothers, E.T, The Wedding Singer, Waynes World, Home Alone, Planes
Trains and Automobiles, Disturbia, Reality Bites, The Breakfast
Club, pretty much every John Hughes movie and anything with John
A friend of mine once took me aside and had a long talk with me
about how he had decided that I needed to take a break from music,
because I really can't go more than a few hours without something
beautiful filling the silence. Music can be so penetrating to the
soul, and create a soundtrack for my life experiences.
original CBGB's 70's NYC punk rock, Neil Young, The Band, The
Felice Brothers, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, Red Hot Chili Peppers,
Nirvana, The Avett Brothers, Violent Femmes, R.E.M, Mark Mulcahy,
Miracle Legion, Polaris, Jeff Buckley, alot of 90's
Television: The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Classic Simpsons,
Freaks and Geeks, My So Called Life, Party of Five, The X-Files,
Roseanne, 90's Nickelodeon, Boy Meets World, Parenthood, Orange Is
The New Black
I'm a big Comedy nerd! I love the alternative Comedy wave that's
finally catching on. Eugene Mirman. Zach Galifianakis. Patton
Oswalt. Brian Posehn. Basically anyone from the Comedians of
Comedy. Also, Bill Hicks, Louis C.K (the closest to what Lenny was
doing, in this generation), Mitch Hedberg, Norm MacDonald, Pete
Holmes (I love his You Made It Weird podcast).