Books: I like reading, particularly interwar European fiction and
postwar American novels, but a lot more besides. Favourites include
Sartre, De Beauvoir, Camus, Wharton, Koestler, McCullers, Delilo,
Plath Fitzgerald, Chopin, Isherwood, Nabokov, Yates, Storey.
Non Fiction: Political theory and history.
Film: Probably watch way too many films, and these are some I’ve
enjoyed way too much: Apocalypse Now
, Blade Runner,
Solaris, Days of Heaven, la meglio gioventù, Night of the Hunter,
Badlands, Bicycle Thieves, Buffalo 66, Fire Walk With Me, Citizen
Kane, Paris Texas, Aguirre Wrath of God, Bergman Films, Magnolia,
Royal Tenenbaums, and most things with Adam Sandler...Star
Music: Punk, Hardcore, Post Hardcore, College Rock, Indie: E.g.
Jawbreaker, Minor Threat, McCarthy, Belle and Sebastian,Youth of
Today, Propagandhi, Texas is the Reason, Black Flag, Galaxie 500,
Quicksand, Pavement, Silver Jews, Vampire Weekend, etc etc
Also huge Springsteen fan with a liking of early blues cos lets
face it popular music went downhill after 1939.
Television: Pete and Pete is the greatest television programme of
all time, for the theme song and cameos alone. Also Everything Adam
Curtis has done, The Wire, Simpsons S2-9, The Sopranos, Our Friends
in the North, Freaks and Geeks, Arrested Development Twin Peaks,
BSG, Breaking Bad.
Food: Anything vegetarian I will enjoy eating.