: Cry, the Beloved Country; Alas, Babylon; The Painted
Man, Dandelion Wine and a few others by Ray Bradbury; A Handmaid's
Tale by Margaret Atwood; Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to all Creation
by Olivia Judson; the Lysistrata; Prodigal Summer, Animal,
Vegetable, Miracle & others by Barbara Kingsolver, Pride and
Prejudice, The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, The Girl
with the Dragon Tattoo/Millennium trilogy by Stieg Larsson.
: Bringing Up Baby, other Hepburn movies, the Batman
Begins/Dark Knight/Dark Knight Rises trilogy, The Bourne Identity,
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Munich, A Roman Holiday, Stranger
than Fiction, the new Star Trek
, The Big Chill, Pride &
Prejudice (the 1995 BBC production), Run, Lola, Run, X-men 1 and 2,
Cool Hand Luke, Bull Durham, Satin Rouge, Songcatcher.
: Imogen Heap, Nickel Creek, Susan Tedeschi, the cuban
and brazilian programs on WEMU
, Maria Rita, Bill Withers, Rodrigo y
, The Beatles, Norah Jones, Lauryn Hill, Feist, Regina
Spektor, motown, Beethoven
, Vivaldi's Winter,
Shostakovich, Hindemith, Aaron Copeland, Mendelssohn's Hebrides
Overture, and anything with a good beat, strong (hopefully
non-misogynistic) vocals, and some danceability if that's what I'm
trying to do at the moment.
: Fresh fruits including but not limited to
blueberries, prickly pears, michigan apples, nectarines,
strawberries, bing cherries, raspberries, plantains, grapes, plums,
and pineapple; puerto rican food
not Puerto Rican), corn on the cob, green beans, artichokes,
mushrooms, chicken, turkey, crab, lobster, shrimp, clams, mussels,
pasta, sushi sans wasabi/horseradish, whole grain breads, dark
chocolate, Icescapes (sadface), the very occasional coffee, green
tea, iced tea, limeade.
: Revolution, Once Upon a Time, Modern Family,
, ER, Star
(TNG, DS9, and Voyager), Dirty Jobs. I watch a lot of PBS.
, Masterpiece Theater, Nova, Nature, any 'historical
reality series' e.g. Regency House, 1900 House, Colonial House,
Manor House, and Frontier House, etc.