Books: Red Mars (book one in the Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley
Robinson), A Confederacy of Dunces, Empire of the Summer
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler.
The Destroyer book series by Richard Sapir and Warren Murphy.
Robert E. Howard's Conan stories.
The Dune books by Frank Herbert.
H.P. Lovercraft stories.
Joe Estevez: Wiping Off the Sheen. A biography/interview book about
actor Joe Estevez, brother Martin Sheen.
Glenn Miller's version of Jingle Bells is the best.
I like watching internet reviewers like The Cinema Snob.
Movies: Big Trouble in Little China, Robocop, Alien, The Godfather,
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, The Lord of the Rings
Trilogy, Blade Runner, L.A. Confidential, Short Circuit, There Will
Be Blood, and many more.
Shows: Boardwalk Empire, Burn Notice, Longmire, Bizarre Foods with
Andrew Zimmern and that's about it. I don't watch much TV anymore.
I do like watching The American Experience on PBS where there's a
subject that interests me.
Music: My taste in music ranges from Iron Maiden to Lady Gaga. I
love music from the 1970s and 1980s. Jazz and bluegrass are good
too. I sometimes listen to folk music when I find it on the
I can't stand most contemporary soft rock, the kind of stuff you
might find on the Lite FM. The music of John Mayer, Jason Mraz and
the Plain White Ts is my personal hell.
Food: The chipotle chicken sandwich at Panera Bread. The ham
sandwich at Jimmy John's. The barbacoa burrito at Chipotle Mexican