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Books Bel Canto, Burn Down the Ground, Geek Love, Room,
Valley of the Dolls, and Written on the Body. This isn't a book,
but also, Archie Comics. Trust me - get drunk and buy one, you
won't regret it.
Movies Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV version), the Breakfast
Club, Clueless, Desperate Living, the Fall, Heathers, the House at
the Edge of the Park, My Cousin Vinny, Overboard, Pink Flamingos,
Rushmore, Troop Beverly Hills, and any terrible horror movie. In
short: I have terrible taste in movies. The campier, the
Music Afghan Whigs, Amadou & Mariam, Betty Davis, the
Hood Internet, Janelle Monáe, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, Kid
Sister, Leonard Cohen, Liz Phair (the old stuff, but don't hate a
lady for getting paid), Magnolia Electric Co., Nada Surf, Neko
Case, Nick Drake, Nicki Minaj, the Pogues, Robyn, RuPaul,
Sleater-Kinney, Smog (and/or Bill Callahan), and Songs: Ohia. But
honestly? Just give me shitty pop music or slow jams; more often
than not I want to be able to roller-skate or dance to the music I
This is important: go to songza.com and listen to the 'Wall of
Sound' playlist. Why did Phil Spector have to turn out to be such a
Food Almond steamers, bacon, bánh mì, bananas, blood
sausage, breakfast sandwiches, ceviche, cheese, coffee, croissants,
cucumber, foie gras, grilled cheese sandwiches, gyros, pizza,
quiche, red wine, sea scallops, zucchini.
TV! the Americans, Arrested Development, Breaking Bad,
Deadwood, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Orphan Black, Parks
and Rec, Pushing Daisies, Revenge!, RuPaul's Drag Race, Scandal,
Sons of Anarchy, Survivorman, and the Wire.
And anything on Investigation Discovery, with the exception of
Prison Wives, which is easily the most disturbing show I've ever