Books: The "Uglies
series by Scott Westerfeld
sucked me into the world it's set in (our world in the future). I
love so many things about this series, the social issues, the
balanced philosophy, the flawed characters and their development
throughout, the action scenes which are so easy to visualize, so
much to say about it.
Aside from that John Steinbeck is my favorite author, though Neil
gaiman is catching up. I love Orwell and twain, and Grisham who I
honestly believe is akin to a modern day dickens.
I look back fondly at the times I was lost in Narnia. I try to
remember the valuable lessons I learned at Hogwarts. I still to
this day ponder the question which allows life, the universe and
everything summed up by the number 42. And I am currently stuck in
the seven kingdoms of Westeros waiting for the next update, and
which of my favorite characters I'll be mourning next!
Basically I like the Young Adults section in the library. If having
an imagination makes me immature, then I am fine with that.
I like tons of books outside that section too, and I enjoy a good
I encourage my kid to read and have therefore delved into the
worlds of Rick
and Andrew Clements
. I thank my son
profusely for this.
I am starting to read a lot of non-fiction now, particularly
history. I am currently reading a book about the various religions
of the world. This newfound curiosity I again attribute to my
My favorite movie is Forrest Gump
. The glorification of
simplicity. I'm not saying we shouldn't be ambitious or strive for
greatness, but we do in general over complicate things.
The only TV show that ever really pulled me in was Buffy the Vampire
until recently the walking dead, and well since I have
to wait for whenever the next book comes out, game of thrones
(which is a fantastic page to screen conversion, I have to
Wwe is my guilty pleasure. When done right wrestling is a very fine
performance art, a more physical ballet of sorts. Unfortunately
it's not done right very often these days.
My favorite musical artists are Iron Maiden and P!nk. They are both
very unique artists, who think way outside their genre.
My favorite channels on pandora however are Vivaldi, john williams
Nature/meditations, Les Miserables, Ricky Gervais, Dimitri Martin,
phineas and ferb and They Might Be Giants