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I'm a fully committed consumer of popular culture, so these lists
are lengthy and ever-changing.
Books: I read pretty voraciously. Currently: A
Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit, The Goldfinch by
Donna Tartt, 2011's Great American Short Stories, and The Urban
Institute's The Hustle: Economics of the Underground Commercial Sex
Industry. I'm also trying to keep up with my Tin House subscription
and failing miserably.
Movies: The Wizard of Oz or The Princess
I also appreciate: all things by Hitchcock, almost all the things
by Wes Anderson, Danny Boyle, John Hughes, Mel Brooks, the Coen
Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, David Fincher, Quentin Tarantino,
Werner Herzog, Pedro Almodóvar, Sofia Coppola, Stanley Kubrick,
David Lynch, and Billy Wilder.
Shows: Mad Men, Breaking Bad, New Girl, Arrested
Development, Friday Night Lights, Six Feet Under, The Walking Dead,
Parks and Rec, Game of Thrones, The League, It's Always Sunny in
Music: Neko Case, Jenny Lewis, Rilo Kiley,
Sleater-Kinney, Tilly and the Wall, the Smiths, Elliot Smith,
Mirah, the Kinks, the Magnetic Fields, the Pixies, Band of Horses,
M. Ward, the New Pornographers, Animal Collective, Horse Feathers,
Le Tigre, Gillian Welch, the Gossip, Architecture in Helsinki, the
Beastie Boys, Talking Heads, Black Prairie, Marina and the
Diamonds, Dolly Parton, Fiona Apple, The xx, Belle & Sebastian,
Mates of State, The National, Margot & The Nuclear So and So's,
Johnny Cash, First Aid Kit, Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside,
Bruce Springsteen, Waxahatchee, alt-J, Patsy Cline, Bonnie
Montgomery, Icona Pop, Sam Cooke, Casey Neill and the Norway Rats.
Motown. Any and all Motown.
Scratch all that, I'm just gonna be over here listening to
Beyoncé's surprise album on repeat. It's been like 3 months, and
it's still most played.
Food: I like it all.