Lit: 5 bookcases, man. Shakespeare, Barbara Kingsolver, Tom
Stoppard, Edward Albee, Armistead Maupin, Vikram Seth, Milan
Kundera. David Brin, Lois M. Bujold, Orson Scott Card(sorry),
humorists like Cynthia Heimel. Also world folktales and epics. The
Mahabhrata, Ramayana. Am drawn to S. East Asia.
Film: new filmmakers, classics, animation, mockumentaries like the
Aussie "Cane Toads" flick. Serenity, Hot Fuzz, the Marvel movies,
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Me, You and Everyone We Know, Boston
Underground film, ALL B/Pride and Prejudice versions. Oh, the LOTR
Trilogy, Triplets of Belleville, Run Lola Run, Dark City, Sin City,
Waking Ned Devine...
I'm a bit anti-tv! Yet... Dexter, Dr. Who, Six Feet Under, Downton
Abbey, the British Sherlock Holmes. Generally after their airing.
Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Rachel Maddow.
Music: 70's, 80's, funk, jazz, torch singers, blues, brass,
harmonica(harp!). Björk, Etta James, Sarah Vaughn, NIN, Portishead,
Cocteau Twins, Spearhead, Charlie Hunter Trio, Jamiroquai, Stereo
MC's, The BOBS, Vampire Weekend, Flight of the Conchords... Play a
little keyboards, sing incessantly.
Comestibles: Am a mad epicure, not that Thin Mints aren't wuv too-
love Moroccan, Indian, Thai, dim sum, sushi, mole enchiladas.
Increasingly I make these various cuisines. Also make bread,
yogurt, do CSA/homestead-y activities.
Alcohol: Mead, mojitos, cordials, sake. Bourbon drinks, single
malts. Dark beers, Dixie "Blackened Voodoo" lager, "Trois Pistoles"
dark ale 'that lingers like old port wine.' It does! Then again, I
spend hardly any time drinking.
TL:DR? Hey, I can't remember this list on demand either. :-)