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Books Bel Canto, 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,, 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 better.
Music Afghan Whigs, Amadou & Mariam, Betty Davis,
Fleetwood Mac, 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, 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, the Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Orphan
Black, Parks and Rec, Pushing Daisies, Revenge!, RuPaul's Drag
Race, Scandal, and the Wire.
Also anything on Investigation Discovery, with the exception of
Prison Wives, which is easily the most disturbing show I've ever