To read: Classic science fiction, magical realism, early 20th
century Russian novels, classic American short stories, The New
Yorker, The New York Review of Books
To listen: Underground metal of all kinds, 90s East Coast hip hop,
bluegrass, "doom" folk, afrobeat, jazz, classic funk, trip-hop,
classic rock. I'm a metal-head through and through, but I've got a
wide range of musical interests - I'm sure we've got something in
Shows: Adult Swim and all the non-kids animation that followed, BBC
stuff, the usual HBO offenders, and your standard nerd shows.
Little bit of anime here and there, but only the classics. Also,
The State. The State The State The State. The State.
Movies: Mel Brooks and the Zuckers/Abrams for comedy. Ahnold for
action. The Shaw Bros. for Kung Fu, and Keanu Reeves in anything.
And if it's got less than 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, chances are it's
in my DVD collection or Netflix queue, along with a bunch of crazy
Korean films and hoity toity documentaries.
Video games: Anything that pushes the boundaries of what
interactive storytelling can achieve on an emotional level. Ken
Levine, Tim Schafer, Amy Hennig, SuperGiant Games, etc. I stay away
from stuff like World of Warcraft and Call of Duty - they're just
addiction models with graphics.
Food: Too important for online faffery. If you cook too, we'll
talk. Ohhhh, we'll talk.