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Movies - just about everything: Lawrence of Arabia, Heavenly
Creatures, Strictly Ballroom, Fido, To Kill a Mockingbird,... No
kiddie or animated stuff, but lots and lots of mysteries and
TV: The Killing, Breaking Bad, Pasta (Korean), Top of the Lake, The
Wire, Spiral, Rectify, Justify.
Books - nothing "pop." I read The New Yorker. I like classics; I
read Crime and Punishment, War and Peace, and The Brothers
Karamazov over a three year period, and I won't do it again. I
don't read the newspaper.
Music - again everything, pretty much, but I'm not a connoisseur:
George Clinton, Dave Brubeck,
John Digweed, R&B Girl Groups... No Country, except for The
Mavericks; no Metal, nothing wrenching or grating.
Food - once again, all. I will not eat licorice or cilantro, but
I'll try anything else. I have eaten things that were moving.
Birthday cake and BBQ'ed ribs are big favorites. (I'm eating