I like to find old globes at flea markets, antique stores, wherever
and the way I judge if they're cool or not is if they list Russia
as the USSR and Sri Lanka as Ceylon.
I once found a globe that also listed Iran as Persia but didn't buy
it - missed out on that one!
How about some of my favorite movies:
"Fletch" - Of course!
LA Confidential -
BTW How cool was Kevin Spacey in that film? Sgt. Jack Vincennes,
that guy was a dapper dresser!
Every which way but loose
Kingsman - The Secret Service
Making the grade
LOTR & Hobbit series series
Dazed & Confused
Any James Bond flick, except ones with Pierce Brosnan & Timothy
Ok, now some authors and books:
LA Confidential - James Ellroy
The "Spenser for hire" novels/mysteries : Robert B. Parker
My Uncle Oswald - Roald Dahl
Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit series
A Stranger in this world - Kevin Canty
Post Office - Bukowski
See a grown man cry - Henry Rollins
A people's history of the United States - Howard Zinn
Working - Studs Terkel
"The Pigman" and other books written by Paul Zindel - My influence
as far as my Young Adult novel projects I'm working on
I'm currently reading "Bright lights, Big City" and it's got me
sucked in, LOVE it!
If you dig this band and in particular like this song then we'll
get along VERY well! ( and I'd LOVE to have the car in the video,
ALL of it, including the interior! :
I also like classic alternative -Echo, Smiths, Throwing Muses,
Belly, Afghan Whigs, Failure,Pavement, Sebadoh, etc, old school hip
hop - Run DMC, Erik B & Rakim, Chubb Rock, , PE, Masters of
Ceremony, OLD LL and more! jazz - Chet Baker, Art Blakey, Maynard
Ferguson, Tito Puente, Stan Kenton, Big band: Terry Gibbs dream
band amongst many others and I love Sinatra ! Saw him in 1988 in
Atlantic City at the Sands casino - amazing !
Heck I even dig some old disco too - France Joli's song :"Come to
me" is a treasure from my childhood hearing it so much when I was a
kid and took disco lessons with the rest of the kids in our
neighborhood - LOL!
I do love to dance, especially to good trance- please no drum and
bass though! and of course 80's-90's R&B, hip hop &
I'm a big NPR listener, BBC news, I'm a news junkie but also enjoy
their entertainment programs - "The Moth Radio Hour", "Wait, Wait
don't tell me", "Car Talk " etc.
TV - Yes, I own one watch and enjoy it - as much as it seems to
make me a minority here I am an unashamed television viewer!
I like Car shows like "Fast & Loud" - GYSOT!!! along with how
to car shows, and wood working how to shows.
Bob's Burgers, Robot Chicken, Family Guy.
Love cooking shows - I'm an enthusiastic practitioner of the
I also like "Sherlock", "Seinfeld","The League", "CSI".
If "Dual Survival" is on I will stop and watch, not because I'm
super outdoorsy, I just find it fascinating.
I will always stop and watch a marathon of "How it's made" when I
stumble upon it too.