Loved The Wire, Project Runway, Breaking Bad, RuPaul's Drag Race,
generally everything on NBC on Thursday nights. I've been doing the
live streaming netflix thing more than watching TV recently,
although I have fairly low standards as far as TV is concerned. I
prefer comedy to other genres.
My favorite food is avocado.
I regularly read New York Mag (though I let my subscription lapse).
I love books by and about New York/ers (Auster), Beats (Kerouak,
Burroughs), Russians (Lolita, Master and Margarita), short stories
by Cheever or Carver. Loved Middlesex, Cavalier & Clay, Life of
Pi... Currently reading Oscar Wao (Diaz) and Freedom (Franzen).
Scratch that; currently reading The Marriage Plot (Eugenides). It's
Some greatest Hits, music-wise: Talking Heads, Minutemen, Nick
Drake, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, ELO, Wilco, Elliott Smith, Fela,
Nina Simone, Modern Lovers, Television, X, De La Soul, TV on the
Radio, Manu Chau, Kool Keith, Bob Marley, Jay Z, Handsome Boy
Modeling School, George Harrison, Devo, Cody Chestnutt, B52s, Built
to Spill, Bad Brains, Dub, 80s, punk, disco, hip hop, classical,
jazz. Recent new favorite is TuneYards.
And Big Star! How could I have forgotten Big Star!
Things I like that aren't books, movies, music or food: parties,
flea markets, antiques, museums and mellow bars, picknicking in
Prospect Park, biking around the 'hood, beaches, woods and
mountains, free concerts, block parties and hanging on the stoop in