Books: Atonement, Midnight's Children, Tracks, Where the Air Is
Clear, As I Lay Dying, The Crying of Lot 49, Pale Fire, and My Name
is Asher Lev number amongst my favorite novels...anything with
metafictive qualities...I also read a fair amount of nonfiction:
history, social theory, linguistics...I could go on and on all day.
I will probably ruin our first date by going on and on about
Paradise Lost. I know, I'm an asshole.
Movies: The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, Donnie Darko,
Velvet Goldmine, Frida, Trainspotting, Pleasantville, The Nightmare
Before Christmas, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, La Vie en
Rose, Midnight in Paris, Lord of the Rings Trilogy (not as
adaptations per se, just as really really badass movies), and
Jurassic Park (duh)
Shows: Dexter, Mad Men, 30 Rock, Treme, Boardwalk Empire, Game of
Thrones, Curb Your Enthusiasm, True Blood
Music: Radiohead, The Arcade Fire, Belle & Sebastian, Bob
Dylan, Damien Rice, REM, Steve Earle, Pulp, Gillian Welch, The
Food: I'm not a picky eater (and have a relatively low tolerance
for adults that are), but i go absolutely bananas for Mexican,
Thai, or Italian.