I will read most anything given to me. Currently I am reading Sit
Down and Shut Up by Brad Warner. It is a punk rock take on the
teachings of the Dogen.
I have soft spot for fiction and pop culture since I read a lot of
historical texts. I also enjoy essays, historiographical books,
classic literature, really anything that is well written. Some
authors I am rather particular to include, Brett Easton Ellis,Chuck
Klosterman, Chuck Palahniuk, Marcus Aurelius, Stephen Brust, Steven
Pressfield,Brad Warner, Herodotus, H.P. Lovecraft, Ian Flemming,
Tim Robbins, Douglas Adams, George RR Marten, Terry Pratchet, Neil
Stephenson, Cicero. Charles Stross, Ernest Cline, just to name a
I love Horror, comedy, suspenseful drama, thrillers, and 80's
movies. Directors I like include,but not limited to, Wes Anderson,
Coen Brothers, Wes Craven, Mario Bava, Sergei Eisenstein,
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Jon Favreau, Akira Kurosawa, Jon Hughes. Really
anything of substantial talent. However that does not always hold
true IE Rutger Hauer and Billiy Zane. Hell, I even like their
films. I dig Bond films. Even though that kinda makes me feel a
little (I am not happy about this) misogynistic... I mean come on.
Have you ever seen a pre 2000CE Bond film? If so you get my
I love TV shows. However I don't watch regular TV, I Hulu and
Netflix the shows I like. The Venture Bros, Metalocalypse, The
League, Archer, Squidbillies, Community, The IT Crowd and Psych are
on the top of my list at the moment.
Older shows I like include the Invader ZIM!, Young Ones, Defying
Gravity, Spaced,The IT Crowd, Kids in The Hall, Tour of Duty,
Liquid Television,Hyper Drive, The State, Twin Peaks, Cop Rock (I
kid, I kid. it just aired right after Twin Peaks when it originally
aired. worst pairing ever), The Prisoner. Things to but not limited
to things like that.
I tend to go to rock and punk shows the most. But I am down to
check out that band you wanna show me! Been to a lot of punk rock
bluegrass shows lately. A fair number of them at a Tattoo Shop in
I am a fan of music.
Right now I am listening to a lot of CCR, Cypress Hill, Old
Metallica, Ok Go, Devo, David Bowie,Slim Cessna's Auto Club, Elliot
Smith, Cake, Richard Cheese, The Cars, Interpol, She Wants Revenge,
Joy Division, Testament, Old Crow Medicine Show. Ella Fitzgerald,
Bad Company, Girl Talk, TMBG, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash (Always
in rotation) The Misfits, The Ink Spots, Frank Sinatra, The Pixies
(again always in play), Iron Maiden, The Calamity Cubes!, Deep
Chatham, and Fitz & Tantrums
Japanese, Thai, German, Hawaiian round out my favorite foods but I
just enjoy something tasty.