Books: Tom Robbins, David Sedaris, Augusten Burroughs, Michael
Chabon, Rudolf Steiner, Hermann Hesse, books about education, human
development, gardening, art & design.
Movies: Wes Anderson, Across the Universe, the Hunger, the
Secretary, Chicken Soup with Rice, the Big Night, the Usual
Suspects, probably anything with Kevin Spacey, Jud Apatow movies
are strangely infectious, and all sorts of documentaries. ( I come
from a family of film makers- some great, some awful.)
Shows: Orange is the New Black, the new Sherlock, the Pitch, House
of Cards, Wilfred, Mad Men, Anthony Bourdaine and a blur of HGTV
and Food Network bullshit that can effectively erase my over
Music: Typhoon, Bon Iver, Avett Brothers, Dead Weather, Elliott
Smith, Wil Oldham, Fiona Apple, Arcade Fire, the Whigs, Jessica Lea
Mayfield, MIA, Joni Mitchell, Interpol, Trombone Shorty, The
Beatles, NWA, Death Cab for Cutie, Aretha Franklin, Jane's
Addiction, the National...
Food: Bitter, spicy, Ethiopian, Indian, Japanese, greens, raw
oysters, good bourbon, big reds and hoppy ales.