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MUSIC IS MY LIFE!!!! Current favorites: Dum Dum Girls, Wye Oak,
Beach House, Bat for Lashes, Lykke Li, Spoon/Divine Fits, Wild
Flag, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Smiths, Frank Ocean, Superchunk, Arcade
Fire, Wild Beasts, Grizzly Bear, Fiona Apple, Purity Ring, Dirty
Projectors, Chairlift, First Aid Kit, Grimes, M.I.A., St. Vincent,
The Walkmen, The xx, Robyn, Best Coast, Death Cab for Cutie, The
Decemberists, The National, Neko Case. Also really into 1950s/60s
stuff like Buddy Holly, The Shangri-Las, The Ronettes, etc. I've
been getting into pop music and R&B again, like Miguel, Drake,
Rihanna, and yes, Katy Perry. I thought as you got older you were
supposed to drift away from that stuff, but I'm taking the opposite
I am obsessed with any and all music on Merge Records - aka the
Greatest Record Label of ALL TIME.
FAVE MOVIES: Lost in Translation, The Dreamers, Blue Valentine, A
Clockwork Orange, Melancholia, Capote, Ladies and Gentlemen The
Fabulous Stains, Rosemary's Baby, Almost Famous, Eternal Sunshine
of the Spotless Mind, Breathless, An Education, Black Swan,
Beginners, Belle de Jour, Junebug, anything and EVERYTHING Wes
Anderson. Also I love anything on TCM, especially old screwball
comedies from the 1930s and 40s, like Bringing Up Baby, The Awful
Truth, His Girl Friday, etc.
FAVE TV: GIRLS (thank you Lena Dunham for making a show about my
life), 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, New Girl, Mad Men, Happy
Endings, Louie, Conan, Portlandia, SNL
FAVE AUTHORS: Zadie Smith, Nabokov, Nicole Krauss, Salman Rushdie,
Jeffrey Eugenides. I also really love biographies, especially of
musicians and performers. I recently read bios on Gypsy Rose Lee
and Tammy Wynette, and want to give that new Grace Coddington
memoir a go sometime soon. Also, tons of cookbooks,
COMEDY: Louis CK, Patton Oswalt, John Mulaney, Tig Notaro, Chelsea
Peretti, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron (WTF!!), Kurt Braunohler, How Was
Your Week with Julie Klausner!!, so many great ones out there now.
I am a devoted "Friend of Tom" - if you know what that means, we'll
probably be fast friends.