I've been an avid reader since about the age of twelve and have
read a lot of novels, poetry, philosophy and art theory. I love the
French Symbolist poets, German and French philosophy, Beat poetry
and fiction, and a whole lot of other things.
I don't watch tv usually (although I occasionally get obsessed with
a show-the last time that happened it was Eastbound & Down). I
spend a lot of time listening to music and scouring Spotify for
things I've never heard before. Some old favorites include Patti
Smith, Leonard Cohen, the Doors, the Velvet Undergound, the Modern
Lovers, and Nirvana. Some newer favorites include the Magnetic
Fields, Hefner, the National, and Glen Hansard.
I love all food. I'm not kidding, I really do. Except cottage
cheese. I can't stand that shit. I'm trained to cook in the French
style, but I don't cook French food for myself. I make a much
healthier modern version that draws upon my southern heritage and
But I will go out and eat anywhere you want.