A) My favorite book as a child was There's a Monster at the End of
this Book. Grover is all kinds of goodness. Since then, there have
been piles and piles of books. But, I guess the largest piles all
have some sort of religious or mythological slant to them. My
favorite non-fiction books are theological texts of various
religions, and my favorite fiction tends to be
B) My favorite movie when I was 5, and my favorite movie now, is
The Dark Crystal. Other than that, anything that is epic and/or
imaginative is great. If it takes 4 hours to watch, I'll probably
like it (e.g. Cleopatra, LotR movies, et cetera). I'm also a huge
fan of various genres of Foreign cinema: French fantasies (City of
Lost Children, Amelie), Chinese epics (The Emperor and the
Assassin, Hero), any of the Kurosawa films, and a great many anime
C) Being a musician, it's hard for me to dismiss any type of music.
However, it is a very rare day when you'll catch me listening to
Country or some of the more vapid Ultra-Pop. I'm primarily
interested in Classical and Jazz, with Rock being a common
mainstay. Since I love to go dancing, Latin, Techno, and anything
else that has a good beat is always fun.
D) Cooking is a bit of a hobby of mine. I host dinner parties on a
regular basis. And, so, my tastes are many and varied. Generally
speaking, I prefer to push the boundaries: trying new cuisines, new
foods, and new expressions of old standards.