This is the part where all the kids point out how in touch with pop
culture they are... or how out of touch and cool they are, right?
All this as though people with disparate tastes are less
compatible. Mostly: fuck that; I've yet to come across someone that
I couldn't relate to because we read different books. When I had a
car, the rule for guests was "the radio's yours; play me your
So treat these as conversation starters rather than
I kinda have a thing for food, science, and history, so Mark
Kurlansky's Salt was quite well received. I also really dig Craig
Thompson's Blankets - in no small part because it has massive
parallels to my life. The best thing I've read recently has been
Grant Morrison's run on Doom Patrol (only through the first
Theatrically, Darren Aronofsky can do no wrong and his films
Requiem for a Dream and The Fountain are tops for me. The best
movie I've seen recently is Her.
Shows I'm currently enjoying: Orange is the New Black, Game of
Thrones, and HIMYM. Favorite shows that have finished their run:
Firefly, Breaking Bad, the new Outer Limits. Yeah, I like pretty
Music? Johnny Cash is a constant. Beyond that, it's been an
eclectic mix ranging from Daft Punk to punk revival a la The Sounds
and Against Me! to Bob and Jakob Dylan to mid-nineties Christian
Food: if it's properly cooked and well seasoned, I'll dig it. The
last savory thing I made was an eggplant/celeriac parmesan. The
last sweet thing was a blood orange, thyme, and prosecco sorbet.
The last thing I craved: frickles.