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Books: Totality and Infinity, The Silmarillion, The Artful
Universe, India and Europe, The Red Book, The Guide, Saṃskāra,
Aristotle's Metaphysics, Wheelock's Latin, Songs of Longing,
Vyāsadeva's Jaya-saṃhitā, Aesop's Fables, The Adventures of Tom
Sawyer, Sein und Zeit, art books of almost any sort...
Movies: Life of Pi, Casino Royale, Chronicle, Watchmen, Prometheus,
Bladerunner, Alien, Avatar, Moulin Rouge, Thor, Iron Man, The Dark
Night, Batman Begins, Spiderman, Star Trek, Defendor, Schindler's
List, The Lower Depths (Les Bas-Fonds), Emelie, Juno, Pirates of
the Caribbean (the whole series), Superbad, Babel, Sherlock Holmes
(w/ Downey, Jr. et al), Gataka, Powaqqatsi, etc., etc., etc.
TV-wise (for the most part, I stream): Game of Thrones, Breaking
Bad, Lost, Sopranos, Scrubs, Key & Peele, John Stewart, Vice,
Agents of Shield.
Music: I watched my best gay friend fall in love with Leonard
Cohen, and thus came to know the master. Saw Cohen in Boston what
was initially reported to be his final tour. I think he's touring
But the list goes on: Bowerbirds, Dirty Projectors, Radiohead,
Andrew Bird, Eliot Smith, Band of Horses, J.S. Bach, Handel,
Albinoni, Chopan, George Harrison, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, the
Bee-Gees, ELO, Snow Patrol, Mumford & Sons, Ratatat, Beck,
Primus, Nirvana, Jackie Deshannon, The Jim Carroll Band, Florence
& the Machine, Ministry, Soundgarden, Angus & Julia Stone,
Glen Hansard and Arketa Irglova, LMFAO, Dubstep, and on and
Food: Gourmet Veggie, anything made with Curd (but specifically,
Palak Paneer), simple, steamed veggies with a bit of salt and
butter, sometimes with some more spice thrown in, Revolutionary
Soup, Lemon Grass, Fruits, Organic, non-GMO, Naked Juice, Mangoes,
Avacadoes (I have a secret recipe I'd like to share with you in
this regard; just ask me for it), California salads (ex., baby
spinach, mandarin orange segments, dried cranberries, crushed
tortilla chips, sundried tomatoes, almond slivers, feta cheese, and
raspberry vinaigrette; if you don't believe me, try it for
yourself), Kambucha, Stouts, IPAs, Single-malts, Oh, and regardless
of gender, chocolate is good for the soul.