Eckhart Tolle, Yogananda, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Julia Cameron (The
Artist's Way), Marshall McLuhan
Kera, FRUiTS, Tune, Street, Monocle, Tokyo Graffiti, Future Music,
adventure, documentary (especially history, religion, engineering,
society, travel, culture, and music), awkward-situation comedy,
Best in Show, Wet Hot American Summer, TRON (1982), Indiana Jones,
classic Bond, Helvetica, Akira, Dogtown and Z-Boys (the doc)
British humour (The Office, PEEP SHOW, Mighty Boosh), shows about
getting rid of clutter or improving your home, World's Strictest
Parents, Arrested Development, Parks and Rec, TED Talks
Peter Max, Kandinsky, Mucha, Maxfield Parrish, Katsuhiro Otomo,
Rumiko Takahashi, Kenichi Sonoda, Monet, Lisa Frank (don't hate, I
know you're down with purple metallic zebra-corns), Thomas Kinkade
(yes, it's like Julia Child secretly liking cheetos). I am
especially stimulated by compounded retro style (2000s looking at
the 80s looking at the 50s, or 2010s looking at the 90s looking at
the 40s and 70s).
funky, moody, peaceful, hopeful, soundtrack, piano solo, techno,
funky house, (a couple all time faves: Perfume, 小室哲哉, カジ・ヒデキ, YMO,
Jeff Lorber, MJ, Smashing Pumpkins, NIN, DEVO, Beatles, Beach Boys,
motown, Earth Wind & Fire, Chic, anything involving Thomas
Bangalter). Have always had a thing for sassy basslines from the
likes of Chic, George Duke, The Whispers, etc. I like driving to
country music if it's got a great lyric.
If I could split my life between the Middle East, the Malay
Peninsula, and ZINC (in the Arts District) I think I'd be set.
Anytime an establishment makes their own fish and chips or root
beer, I *have* to try them. I was brought up unintentionally
macrobiotic - so that, too, has a special place in my heart.
Oh yeah, I love stuff like this: http://tinyurl.com/lf4rm5m