I hate listing favorites. I like lots. It just depends on my mood.
Here are a few regulars though: Elbow, Radiohead, The Black Keys,
Electralane, Elvis (Costello), I Am Kloot, Camille, Coltrane,
Bowie, Lamontagne, Alt-J, XX, anything Giles Petersen likes; Two
Lane Blacktop, Pi, Le Mans, Wings Of Desire, I Am Love, Cook,
Thief, Wife & Lover, Beginners, Moonrise Kingdom, Senna,
Melancholia, Antichrist; Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, The Killing
(Just started the original series), The Thick Of It, Shameless,
Outnumbered, anything with David Attenborough; Beans On Toast,
Spaghetti Carbonara (my recipe, mind you!), Tendergreens, Pimai's
Thai Duck Curry, St. André Cheese, Chicken Dhansak, Boiled Eggs
& Soldiers, Marmite, Boddingtons, Brouilly et Sancerre; Books?
That's tricky. I love to read, but do it sporadically and for a
time obsessively - but books are like dreams to me, intensely real
and poignant in the moment, then, poof... they have gone from my
consciousness... last read? ummmm.... Ah yes, Freedom by Franzen,
quite good, or it might have been Outliers, can't remember...
anyway just starting Gravity's Rainbow, because I think i really