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Books: David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest took me two years to
read. Nevertheless, it's the best novel I've ever read.
Next time I read Middlemarch, I'll use a pencil to underline
Neal Stephenson - Quicksilver, another big book which is taking a
long time to read.
Gödel, Escher, Bach.
Spiritual stuff by
Walter Wink on non-violence.
Music: Bluegrass, baroque, blues, big band. If it begins with b I
like it? I recently discovered Hildgard von Bingen ( A.D.1098-
1179, check her out on Pandora)
But no autotune please. It actually bothers my ears. Because of
autotune, I don't like modern pop music.
I most enjoy music made by friends. I like local talent in
My son does standup as a hobby. My grandson acts and is amazingly
Foods: I'm adventuresome with food, but I always order Palak Paneer
at Indian restaurants. Favorite foods: pickled herring, fresh tuna,
sweet basil (but not all at the same time)
Movies: I have a huge list of favorites. I like to recommend them
Kurosawa, Campion, Ashby
Favorites dujour: Painted Veil, Dean Spanley, Secretary, The Whole
Wide World, The Hudsucker Proxy, The Lives of Others, Clean and
Sober, Calvary ... and so many others ...
I just saw Birdman and it was great!
Television - Homicide, the Wire, Firefly, Deadwood, Slings and
Arrows (Canadian), Middlemarch (Well done as PBS series), The
Americans, Manhattan, Better Call Saul ... My current all time
favorite is Rectify. There's a lot of garbage out there, but we are
in the golden age of good television as well.