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Lots of plays and poetry and fiction, including: 100 Years of
Solitude, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Great
Gatsby, Then We Came to the End, The New York Trilogy, Everything
is Illuminated, No One Belongs Here More Than You, The Stranger, A
Visit From the Goon Squad, Lord of the Rings, The Sun Also Rises
(and a lot of other Hemingway), On Beauty, Portnoy's Complaint,
American Pastoral, anything Raymond Carver, Bukowski, most
Murakami, Zadie Smith, Frank O'Hara, Richard Siken, Jennifer Eagan,
Jeffrey McDaniels, Miranda July, Charles Simic, Mark Strand, it
goes on... and on.
Movies that come to mind: Blue Valentine (!!), The Place Beyond the
Pines, Manhattan, Reservoir Dogs, The Big Lebowski, Chinatown, Lost
in Translation, Trainspotting, I Like Killing Flies, The Graduate,
Superbad, Apocalypse Now, The Squid and the Whale.
Not a the biggest television person, but: The Wire(!), Arrested
Development, Louie, Battlestar Galactica, Sopranos, Breaking Bad,
Game of Thrones, Community, Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Orange is
the New Black, True Detective, Fargo.
Too much: Wye Oak, Japandroids, Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Dr. Dog,
Delta Spirit, LCD Soundsystem, Annuals, Cloud Nothings, Maps &
Atlases, As Tall As Lions, Wolf Parade, Animal Collective, Anthony
Green / Circa Survive, Chromeo, Pinkerton era Weezer, Local
Natives, The Receiveing End of Sirens, The Dear Hunter, Beach
House, The Black Keys, Mars Volta, Portugal. The Man, Sufjan
Stevens, Man Man, Son Lux, Foxy Shazam, The Head and the Heart,
Islands, Grizzly Bear... I'm always looking for something
Food: I'm a vegetarian who is very, very rarely conflicted about
fish. I generally like to eat pretty healthy, but I'm down for
whatever. Indian food (or anything spicy, really) has a special
place in my heart. Resisting my sweet tooth is a daily struggle.