books: read a book? I just finished the whole series of
goosebumps...by R.L. Stein. Pretty sure that counts. JK. Mostly
non-fiction about politics, law, gender, race, history, religion,
philosophy, physics, etc.
In the last few months : naked, the stranger, picture of dorian
gray, brave new world, slaughterhouse five, diary, slapstick,
tibetan book of the dead.
youtube is giving me art history lessons at the moment.
shows: arrested development (pass out to it every night,
literally), archer, it's always sunny, trailer park boys,
workaholics, party down, etc.
movies: american history x, brazil, seven, memento, city of the
lost children, city of god, pi, run lola run, the cell, requiem for
a dream, twelve monkeys, battle royale, old boy, enter the void,
dogtooth, etc. Basically, surrealist
psych thrillers. Slowly
working my way back to experimental film from the 20s and
netflix says: mind-bending, cerebral, visually-striking, foreign,
music: talking heads, steve reich, brian eno, erik satie, arvo
part, art of noise, maurice ravel, aaron copland, claude debussy,
yndi halda, ryuichi sakamoto, boards of canada, gang gang dance,
slava, afrika bambaataa, d-train, grandmaster flash, newcleus,
talib kwelli, binary star, prince, nas, brand nubian, tribe called
quest, charles mingus, thelonious monk, art tatum, wes montgomery,
django reinhardt, buck owens, son house, marvin gaye, donny
hathaway, al green, r kelly, usher, slow jamzzzz
, 90s jamzzzz,
ethiopian soul, etc.. I'm all over the place with music, but I
really love minimalism
, jazz, hip-hop, and soul. I
secretly listen to a lot of Fleetwood Mac, and Earth, Wind, and
websites: ultraculture, io9, hyperallergic, ubuweb, acid25,
nofearofpop,, hypemachine, resident advisor, kurzweilAI, MIT/TED