Mark Twain, Mary Roach, David Sedaris, Daniel Quinn, David Rakoff,
Charles Bukowski, and Christopher Hitchens top my list at the
P.T. Anderson, Tarantino, Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Coen Brothers,
George Romero, Polanski, Kubrick
Magnolia, Night of the Hunter, No Country For Old Men, Punch Drunk
Love, Death and the Maiden, Natural Born Killers, The Life Aquatic,
Idiocracy, Secretary, Burn After Reading, His Girl Friday, Moonrise
This American Life, Frontline, The Dinner Party, EMCrit, The Savage
Lovecast, TED Talks (not really sure where to put this one)...
There are many others, but these are my weekly necessities.
Breaking Bad, Frontline, House of Cards, Squidbillies (guilty
pleasure). I don't spend a huge amount of time watching tv.
I can get into just about anything. I love to find and listen to
music on vinyl, but mostly rely on Spotify for variety and to find
Some of my current favorites... Dexter Gordon, The National, TV on
the Radio, Andrew Bird, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Feist, Iron & Wine,
Sigur Ros, Buddy Guy, Nina Simone, Chuck Ragan, Sunny Day Real
Estate, WU LYF, Mastodon, Hot Water Music, The Bird and The Bee,
Converge, Florence + The Machine, The Decemberists, Fugazi, Gustav
Mahler, The Coup, The Gossip, The Mountain Goats.
Anything. I love trying new food. Italian, Spanish, Brazilian,
Ethiopian, and good ol' Southern BBQ are some personal favorites of
Oh, and craft beer and whiskey (scotch and bourbon). I love booze,
but really am not a fan of getting drunk; it pretty much never
happens. I make one hell of a designated driver.
I just saw this whole idea of a favorite people in a profile and
decided it was a good enough idea to steal.
Neil deGrasse Tyson