I love fiction----the good stuff, not the foolishness
(Snooki)----and I believe in it the way some people believe in
their religion. To name a few books/stories that are important to
me, works that I return to frequently: Olive Kitteridge, Amy and
Isabelle (E. Strout), Going to Meet the Man, Sonny's Blues,
Giovanni's Room (J. Baldwin), Unaccustomed Earth (J. Lahiri), The
God of Small Things (A. Roy), If I Loved You I Would Tell You This
(R. Black), Too Much Happiness (A. Munro), You Are Not a Stranger
Here (A. Haslett), Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (ZZ Packer),
Revolutionary Road (R. Yates), To The Lighthouse (V. Woolf). To
name a few.
Anything Christopher Guest
AND Major points if you can identify the movie source of this
A: "Uh, what is the soup du jour?"
B: "It's the soup of the day."
A: "MMMMMM. That sounds good. I'll have that."
Modern Family, Parks and Recreation, The Office, Downton Abbey,
True Blood, The Newsroom, New Girl, Orange is The New Black, and …
Adele is killin' it. Outside of her, Emeli Sande, and Chrisette
Michele, I'm usually into a more acoustic sound: Missy Higgins,
Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michealson, Sia. But then there's Florence +
the Machine, Ellie Goulding, and also Coldplay, Snow Patrol, One
Republic, and The Fray.
I also was a violist for a long time so I love classical.
Bach---the beginning of it all---Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and
Indian, Thai, Sushi, Italian. Fro-yo. And cheese. I really love