Authors I Like: Aimee Bender
, Frank Herbert, H.P.
Lovecraft, Oscar Wilde, Robert E. Howard, Philip K. Dick, Cormac
McCarthy, William Shakespeare, Sam Shepard, Anton Chekov (mainly
his plays), Edward Albee, Tony Kushner, Tennessee Williams, Yusef
Komunyakaa, and Steven Dietz.
Currently Reading: The Color Master
Directors I Like: Wes Anderson, David Lynch, David O. Russel, Jim
Jarmusch, Sofia Coppola, David Cronnenberg, Sergio Leone, Paul
Thomas Anderson, Nicholas Winding Refn, The Coen Brothers, Clint
Eastwood, Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese,
Lars Von Trier, Hayao Miyazaki, Anno Hideaki, and John
Some Movies I Like: Being John Malkovich, Rubber
, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless
Mind, The Road Warrior, Let The Right One In, Troll 2, The Jerk,
American Psycho, Evil Dead 2, Star Wars Episodes IV-VI, Various
Star Trek Films, Predator, Alien, Zardoz, Labrynth, Hedwig and the
Angry Inch, Gyo, Say Anything, Brick, Shaun of the Dead, Dawn of
the Dead, Sin City, The Never Ending Stoooooorr-rrrrryyyyy, Oldboy,
Moon, Carlito's Way, Birdemic, The Room, and anything that could
serve as MST3K fodder.
Looking Forward To: The Grand Budapest
I gravitate towards games that have a strong choice and consequence
element, and/or offer a significant amount of player agency.
Effective use of tone/style is always a plus.
My Top 20(ish): Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Chrono Trigger, Portal,
The Walking Dead, Mass Effect 2, Dark Souls
, Braid, Shadow of the
Colossus, Skyrim, Ico, Half-Life 2 (+ its episodes), Dragon Age,
Guild Wars 2, Dynasty Warriors 4, Mario 2, Starcraft, Rock Band 2,
GTA: San Andreas, Knights of the Old Republic, Tales of Vesperia,
Currently Playing: The Swapper
Here's a small sampling of my favorites:
David Bowie, The Flaming Lips, Black Moth Super
, Radiohead, Gorillaz, Scott Walker, MF DOOM, Prince,
Outkast, The Smiths, Broken Social Scene, The Clash, Nick Cave (and
his various projects), Neil Young, Talking Heads, Cold Cave, Beck,
Led Zeppelin, Gnarls Barkley, Danger, Iggy Pop, Twin Shadow, Mos
Def, Justice, James Brown, Javelin, Jessie Ware, Lee Hazelwood,
Little Dragon, M.I.A., and many, many more. I have a not-so-secret
obsession with K-pop that is my personal shame.
Currently Into: Shabazz Palaces
Breaking Bad, Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones, Community, Deadwood,
Firefly, Arrested Development, Space Ghost Coast 2 Coast, Louie,
House of Cards, Justified, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,
Farscape, Star Trek (all of them), The Office, Baccano, FLCL,
Cowboy Bebop, Mushi-Shi
, Battlestar Galactica,
Kitchen Nightmares (U.K.), and, of course, Adventure Time.
Not too picky, though I lean towards seafood and Asian cuisine. I
will eat kimchi
anything. I like to cook, though I rarely have time to, lately. If
you haven't had a grilled cheese cinnamon apple sandwich, you