Historical fiction, fiction, si-fi, fantasy, non-fiction of
subjects that interest me. I prefer the Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky to Catcher and the Rye J. D. Salinger. I prefer
stories that are well written and compelling to stories that are
popular and excessively celebrated by the masses.
Mists of Avalon by Marion Simmer Bradley - story of king Arthur
from the perspective of the female characters of the story. Well
done, and different, compelling and beautiful.
I received one of my bachelors degree's in Creative Writing and
have always been an English Class nerd. So I love to read, but I'm
also very picky.
I love movies and TV shows that both allow me to laugh and to
'escape' without much heavy thinking as well as dark and scary, and
mind-blowing cinema. * Granted it's hard for me to sit still so I
often need to do something with my hands while watching a
A few TV titles as examples: The Walking Dead, The Tudors, House of
Cards (have yet to see the original British Version), anything
Monte Python, certain Simpsons and Future-roma episodes, and
A few Movie titles: Dr. Strangelove, Beasts of the Southern Wild,
Princess Bride, Star Wars, Madagascar III, Solaris,
Now music…I have over 5 thousand songs and enough to play for 16
days without repeat. I love jazz, blues, reggae, hip-hop, folk,
rock – and many rock subgenre’s, dub step - and many subgenre’s,
some classical especially with strong cello.
To name a few groups/artists: Erykha Badu, Bob Dylan, Modest Mouse,
Etta James, Radiohead, Ella Fitzgerald, Tool, KXCI (local), Lena
Horne, Nirvana, Joan Armatrading, Sublime, Nina Simone, Alanis
Morissette, The Missing Parts (local), Neon Prophet (local), James
Blake, Mulatu Astatke and the Heliocentrics, Muddy Waters,
Kidneytheives, No Doubt, Otis Redding, Portishead, Q-Tip, Lauryn
Hill, The Fugees, Esau Mwamawaya & Radioclit, Aesop Rock, Lila
Downs, Third Eye Blind, Smashing Pumpkins, DJ Dirty Verbs (local),
Colexico….and there are others.
Now poets, because clearly OKC forgot about poetry:
Sharon Olds, Walt Whitman, Nikki Giovanni, Billy Collins, Mary
Oliver, Sonia Sanchez, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Dr.
Sues, Pablo Neruda, Anis Nin (I read it as poetry), Lucille
Clifton, Shel Silverstein, Audre Lorde (role model) …..And not to
mention the dozens of local and regional and contemporary poets in
the US and around the world that capture my attention. I love
spoken word artists.