Books: Greco-Roman classics, black humour and satire. Vonnegut,
Adams, Lucretius, Palahniuk, Sappho, etc...I'm won't pretend to be
eccentric enough to pull off saying that Plato and Aristotle are
two of my favorites, because I don't want you to preemptively fall
asleep before our first conversation.
Music: Whatever weirdness I can get my hands on. Elliott Smith has
been my latest kick. Grunge, 'punk-cabaret', delicious hip-hop
(Blackstar, etc.), 80's macabre post-punk, ska, cliche stoner-rock,
classic and classical, indie-folk, grrl, blues with a good dark
groove, and offbeat goodies. I've been listening to a lot of Guided
by Voices, some Brand New, and WHY? lately. It's been quite
Movies: I love artsy flicks just as much as the next
pseudo-intellectual, but gallows-humour always gets me. Examples of
my favorites include: Death to Smoochy, Fifth Element, Hedwig and
the Angry Inch, Idle Hands, Evil Dead, Brazil, 12 Monkeys, and the
like. The Fall has recently captured my heart. Amazing.
Foods: I love sushi, seafood, steak with a heartbeat, thai, curries
(green especially), indian, mexican, pho, ethiopian, korean and
italian. Basically, the more spicy, the better. I also have a huge
soft spot for baba ganouj, lamb and falafel. Let's put it this way:
If it's weird, I want to try it. I'll probably love it.