I'm currently reading a book of essays by Christipher Hitchens. We
are on opposite ends of the political spectrum but I love his
perspective on life. Normally I enjoy mystery/detective genre:
Robert B. Parker, Dennis Lehane, Lawrence Block.. (Hey, I'm a
I was filling out a profile once where they asked "If you were to
be stranded on a deserted island and could only bring 5 albums,
what would they be?" This is kind of a classic question but I've
always had an issue with it.
Hmm, let's see:
Them: Hi Scott, we are going to kidnap you and dump you on a
deserted island. You'll probably die of exposure or starvation,
that's if the cannibals don't get you first. Oh, before we forget,
would you be kind enough to choose 5 of your favorite albums that
you would like to take with you? Thanks.
Me: Wait, what? Do double live albums count as one or two
I digress, some of my faves:
70's 80's punk (Clash, Ramones, The Jam), current alternative, some
rap (not much, but some, Roots, Jurassic 5, Beasties, Kendrick
Lamar), Reggae/ska. I like variety in music. Not a big country fan
but I did go to a Toby Keith concert once and had a blast, so, who
Top 5 movies:
Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (see above quote), The Princess
Bride, Clerks (guilty pleasure), Rounders, Bull Durham. Honorable
mention: Anything with WWII, card games, prison breaks, a good
heist or gangsters (you may recall, I'm a guy). I've never seen The
Notebook. I'll watch it with you, but I'll have to REALLY like you.
I enjoy oldies and indies. Too many to name.