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Books: I’ll read a cereal box if nothing else is handy, but
they don’t rank among my favorites. Without pulling a mile long
list out, here’s enough to give you an idea: The Grapes of Wrath;
Illusions; Snow Crash; Fight Club; Running with Scissors; the
Zombie Fallout series (if you have Audible, GET THIS!); Various
comic books, graphic novels and manga including: Doom Patrol, The
Walking Dead, Preacher, Umbrella Academy, Dead Boy Detectives, and
my absolute most favorite of them all: The Sandman and anything
else Neil Gaiman ever put to paper.
Anime (Series, partial list): Ouran High School Host Club;
High School of the Dead; Darker Than Black; Higurashi no Naku Koro
ni; Death Note; Soul Eater; Black Butler; Fullmetal Alchemist;
Elfen Lied; Zero no Tsukaima; One Piece; Nana. (What, you thought I
was kidding about being an anime nerd??)
Anime (Movies, partial list): Once more, a complete list
would be ridiculously long. And since my nerd cred is already
firmly established (;p), we'll keep it super short.: Ninja Scroll,
Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Metropolis, Paprika, and a
Movies: This could take a while, so once again, a sampling:
Any good mindfuck film, i.e. Inception or Shutter Island; anything
by George Romero, especially Dawn of the Dead; Layer Cake; Lock,
Stock & Two Smoking Barrels; Snatch; Donnie Darko; Napoleon
Dynamite; Scott Pilgrim; Se7en; Evil Dead (both original and
remake); Heathers; Nightmare Before Christmas (hell, anything by
Tim Burton!); Rocky Horror Picture Show; Shawn of the Dead; Pulp
Fiction; Kill Bill vols. 1 &2; Zombieland; 300; The Crow; Sin
City; the list goes on and on… (Real highbrow stuff, I know.)
Music: I'll absorb whatever catches my ear and incorporate
it into my life's soundtrack.
Old /longstanding favorites include: Miles Davis; DJ Shadow; Linda
Perry; The Cure; A Perfect Circle; Tool; Joy Division; The Ramones;
Portishead; Daft Punk; Deadmau5; 90's grunge - Mother Love Bone,
Alice in Chains, Screaming Trees, Pearl Jam, etc.; Old skool funk -
Parliament, The Nation Funktasia, etc.; 90s industrial - NIN (If
you're a Trent anything-alike... marry me!), Ministry, Ramstein,
KMFDM, you get the idea...
Currently in heavy rotation: My Chemical Romance (esp. Three
Cheers…); Kimbra; Jeff Buckley; DJ Shadow; some old NIN; Panic! At
The Disco; and Falling in Reverse, although if confronted I will
adamantly deny it.
Games: Since I'm often asked which games I play, here's a
I tend to play either MMORPGs (PC) or survival horror (XBox/
I'm a long time WoW player, played LOTRO, Eve Online, Diablo
Console-wise, my favs are the Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Splinter
Cell and Bioshock series.
Basically, if you gotta be stealthy... or fight off zombies... or
be stealthy while fighting off zombies.. I'll play it!
Currently playing: The Evil Within
Which is scary as f***, by the way.
Food: I'm an adventurous eater, an excellent cook, and a
damn fine mixologist... of protein shakes.