The Grapes of Wrath, Calvin and Hobbes, 33⅓, The Great Gatsby, The Study of Orchestration, Modernist Cuisine, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century, This Is Your Brain on Music, The Boyscout Handbook
Movies: A Face in the Crowd, Stand and Deliver, High Fidelity, The Life Aquatic, RiP!: A Remix Manifesto, Frances Ha, Almost Famous, RoboCop, Yellow Submarine, Fargo, Amelie, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Triplets of Belleville, Synecdoche New York, The Lives of Others, Singin' in the Rain, The Way Things Go, The Royal Tenenbaums, Hugo, The Godfather
Shows: Parks and Recreation, Top Chef, MythBusters, The Office, Breaking Bad, Fawlty Towers, College Football, Arrested Development, Cosmos, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Music: Neutral Milk Hotel, The Beatles, Radiohead, The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Best Coast, Wilco, The Unicorns, The Magnetic Fields, Kanye West, The White Stripes, The Apples in Stereo, LCD Soundsystem, Django Rheinhardt, The Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Mogwai, Dan Deacon, The Arcade Fire, The Clash, Joanna Newsom, James Blake, Machaut, Diplo, Wolf Parade, Billie Holliday, DJ Shadow, of Montreal, The National, John Cage, The Coathangers, Pink Floyd, The Avalanches, Jens Lekman, Caribou, Four Tet, Blind Willie McTell, Scientist, The Strokes, Michael Gordon, Okkervil River, Spoon, Weezer, The Olivia Tremor Control, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, The Sonics, Jimi Hendrix, The Fiery Furnaces, Doc Watson, The Velvet Underground, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Patsy Cline, Deerhunter, OutKast, Leadbelly, Hank Williams, The Pixies, Seu Jorge, The Black Keys, Robert Johnson
Food: biscuits, omelets, vinegar or mustard-based pork barbecue, pecans, lasagna, grilled asparagus, grilled broccoli, any grilled vegetable, risotto, pizza with sausage and spinach, peaches, chicken tikka masala, shrimp and grits, gyros or kafta, chorizo, sandwiches from Jimmy John's, hot wings, hot chili, hot peppers, spicy tuna roll, chocolate malts, toffee, cheesecake. also, anything.
Lately, I am just glad to be here.