I wasn't a big Beatles fan and when I first listened to Pepper's
Lonely Hearts I wasn't amazed, but everyday I started listening and
I fell in love and then bought the dub star's version of the
Weezer's Blue album is still something that gets a revolution even
after 12 years. I still love it. I live in that warm fuzzy glow of
reverb and distortion.
When I saw the Flaming Lips on the fourth of July it was because I
was invited and got a free ticket, that is to say that I was really
really lucky that a friend turned me on to really really good band
and a great stage show. She has a black belt in Karate CHOP CHOP!
These songs bring comfort when your scared (and going to lose a
kidney). Thanks, Carl!
I listen to everything. I drum to everything (especially reggae
right now). Afro-Cuban, rap, rock, Daft Punk and all that
electronica, southern funk, James Brown, shoe gazer, Portishead and
all that trip hop, Latin, glam rock... etc.
Good music is everywhere and not contained in a label.
Catcher in the Rye, Flowers for Algernon, David Copperfield, The
Tao of Pooh, Oscar Wilde, Ender's Game, Anxious to Please, The
Princess Bride (amazing), Black Boy (Richard Wright is one of my
favorites), Childhood's End (I hated this book so long that I
realized it had a profound effect), Ethan Frome, A tale of a death
foretold and 100 years of solitude (I love Gabriel Garcia Marquez).
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. I read a lot on applicable
philosophy, Epictetus, Plato, Betrand Russell, the Epicureans,
Montaigne etc. I also read a lot on religions and meditation.
I want someone who loves to read and will read out loud to
I love comics. As I aged the subjects have changed but my enjoyment
of comics have stayed the same. It began with a dream of being a
superhero (age 7) and now I read mostly autobiographies. Writers:
Frank Miller, Mark Millar, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman. Artists: John
Romita Jr., Frank Quitely, Sam Keith. And many many more.
Memento, Fight Club, The Matrix. I also like I <3 Huckabees,
which is one of those "love it or hate it" movies, and i loved
Newsies, I'll admit. Watching movies is what I do with my
I admit... I stay away from watching t.v. I'd rather work
I play lots of European board games, like Settlers of Catan, Seven
Wonders, Ra, etc I'm addicted (I love competition, but I'm not a
poor sport) Cosmic Encounter!
I'm into retro games: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Super
Ghouls and Ghosts, DDR! (man I was good at that). I don't own any
of the new systems... don't have the time.