Anything by Charles Bukowski, Po Bronson, Annie Proulx,
Dennis Lehane, Bill Kinsella. C. McCarthy, R. Crumb or Tom Wolfe. I
read non-fiction, too. Please READ occasionally. The Onion,
Classics Illustrated Comic books and Cliff notes count as reading,
For self-help I like Terence Real, Byron Katie, Tom Murasso and Gay
Hendricks, and some Dyer. He's just Not that Into You works both
Sideways, Donnie Darko, Pulp Fiction (most of Quentin's stuff), The
Big Lebowski (I am an Achiever), Fargo (any Coen Bro's),
Trainspotting, (any Danny Boyle), Thank You for Smoking, Little
Miss Sunshine, Royal Tannenbaum's (some of Wes Anderson), Saving
Private Ryan. 4 weddings and a funeral and Brit Chik Flix are a
Lawrence of Arabia, North by Northwest (Hitchcock...the
For a dose of Fellini, I just visit my step-in-laws for a
Also check out the Austin Drama Club for a thoroughly enjoyable
Sublime, Incubus, Beastie Boys, Weezer, Beck, Foo Fighters, Daft
Punk, Greenday, The Darkness, Neil Young, Todd Rundgren, Jimi
Hendrix, Morrison, Tower Of Power and some of the senior rock
circuit. The Clash, and Punk Classics, etc.
Good pop music is a guilty treasure, currently Oasis. Sometimes HEB
in-store strings a few classics together. Rap or C/W- not so much
I like virtually all food types and cultures.
Lobster, fresh seafood, (from New England) cherries and organic
walnuts, Green Defense, well-priced fine wine. Can't wait for
Trader Joes in the Arboretum!