Lolita. Had never read it until recently but so beautiful and
thought provoking. Funny books by comedians. Anything David Sedaris
has ever written. I like reading non-fiction too. Jon Ronson's
books. Political stuff. Other random interests. I think books about
physics and the universe are fascinating because although I don't
think they'll ever answer "why" they can explain, to our best
knowledge, "what" and "how". I'm reading Al Gore's book The Future
right now. I'm liking it a lot.
For movies I'm always of a fan of Tarantino, Wes Anderson, Coen
Brothers. Synecdoche, New York. Eternal Sunshine. Documentaries.
Korean films. French films. Broken Lizard guys.
Louie. My GOD have you been watching Louie? Louis CK does the whole
thing himself (down to editing) and has complete creative control.
So funny and yet so poignant. Nothing like it. I love sketch
comedies. I love watching any UCB, Mr Show or Whitest Kids U Know
sketch. I've seen every Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm episode.
Eastbound and Down. Jon Benjamin Has a Van. Some dramas. Game of
Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Sopranos.
Radiohead. I've grown up with their albums and each new one blows
me away. Seriously, In Rainbows is my desert island album. Sufjan
Stevens is amazing, amazing, amazing. I've always had a soft spot
for singer/songwriters and he's at the top of the list. Jack White
is genius. White Stripes songs were among some of the first I ever
learned to play on guitar. Simple chords but amazing songs. Andrew
Bird! I'd give anything to be able to whistle and play the violin
like that. Bands whose music I've been listening to over a decade
like Pavement, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips. Built To Spill. Some
modern folky stuff like The Tallest Man on Earth, Cave Singers and
more pop-folky like Of Monsters and Men. Girl Talk (Got to see him
at Chop Suey years ago. Insane). The Antlers. etc...
Day to day I try to be good and stick to white meat but damn if I
don't love a good steak. And anything from a pig, natures most
delicious animal. Don't let that scare you off if you're a
vegetarian though. I love veggie food too but we're talking about
my indulgences here. Chocolate is so good. Anything with cream or
dairy is inevitably delicious.