Fiction: TC Boyle, Janice Galloway, Mark Helprin, James Kelman,
Jonathan Lethem, Nabokov, O'Connor, Vonnegut, Philip K. Dick,
Willam Gibson, Raymond Carver, Banana Yoshimoto.
Nonfiction: Mary Roach (Gulp, Stiff, Bonk), Robert Glennon
(Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It),
Jeff Wilson (The Manhattan Project of 2009: Energy Independence
Now!). Samantha Bee.
Mud--not a love movie, but a great movie about love. Primer, The
Good The Bad The Weird, Blade Runner, Amadeus, City of Lost
, Brazil, All Coen Brothers, Gilliam, and Burton. Until
The End of the World. District 9. In The Mood For Love/2046.
Red/White/Blue. The Fall. The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Moon. Most Danny
Boyle and Julie Taymor movies.
TV: Doctor Who, 30 Rock, Bob's Burgers, The Daily Show, Breaking
Bad, Justified, Archer, Sherlock, Louis, Game of Thrones, The
Bad Religion, Battles, John Coltrane, Concrete Blonde, The
Creatures, Devo, Drivin' N' Cryin', Eurythmics, Front 242, Peter
Gabriel, The Jody Grind, Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, Living
Colour, Men at Work, Gary Numan, Radiohead, Rush, Social
Distortion, Sugar, Tool, VNV Nation. In fact, I'm probably rockin'
out to VNV Nation *right now*. I love that there's a new generation
of synthpop happening; it's a nice antidote to the blase rock god
band of the week.
Newer: CHVRCHES, Galactic, Snarky Puppy
My favorite meal: sauteed peppers and onions, and fried plaintains,