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Any of Haruki Murakami's work. Joe Sacco's comic book journalism is
another favorite. I generally like anything that mixes the mundane
with the extraordinary. I'm currently reading a book about the
history of nuclear development in the US and some of Nietzsche's
work, so happy fun stuff.
Seven Samurai is probably the best film of all time. Drive is my
current favorite modern film. It had an amazing sound track, great
acting and looked beautiful.
I just finished watching True Detective and thought it was the best
TV show since The Wire.
I think Beethoven's 7th Symphony is the most beautiful piece of
music ever written. I'm into a whole bunch of different types of
music so here's a list of bands/composers I like: Jesu, Neurosis,
Tool, Ulver, Tenhi, Isis, Action Bronson, Bach, Earth, Digital
Mystikz, Modeselektor, Charlie Mingus, Gorgoroth, Sunn O))), Lee
"Scratch" Perry, Entombed, Mastodon, Fuck Buttons... this could go
on for a while.
Food wise, anything with a bit of spice to it is great. Cheese is