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Books: Freedom (Jonathan Franzen), The Golden Notebook (Doris
Lessing), The Bone People (Keri Hulme), The Toughest Indian in the
World (Sherman Alexie), The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy),
Skinny Legs and All (Tom Robbins), The Temple of my Familiar (Alice
Walker), Ines of My Soul (Isabel Allende)....I like fiction that
enhances my understanding of real-life political/personal
Movies: She's Gotta Have It, Wild At Heart, Salaam Bombay!, Monsoon
Wedding, Mississippi Masala, Love and Basketball, What's Eating
Gilbert Grape, Annie Hall, Purple Rain, Amores Perros, Dirty
Dancing, No Country for Old Men, The Outsiders, Labyrinth, Volver,
The Neverending Story, The Wrestler, My Own Private Idaho, The
Karate Kid, Shortbus, Mermaids, Orlando, Mo' Better Blues,
Biutiful, Pina....I like Spike Lee, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Akira
Kurosawa, Pedro Almodóvar, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Darren
Aronofsky. I am completely in love with the films of Mira
I also love the comedy of Bill Hicks.
TV: Shameless, Louis, Curb your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad, Dexter,
Parks and Recreation, Men of a Certain Age, Enlightened, Battlestar
Galactica, Freaks and Geeks, Six Feet Under, Perfect Strangers, The
Wire, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, The Sopranos, Sons of Anarchy, various
awesome web series, and a few guiltier pleasures I won't name
Music: Tarrus Riley, Talib Kweli, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sinead
O'Connor, Joan Armatrading, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley,
Billie Holiday, Nick Drake, Neko Case, Prince, Omar, Tupac Shakur,
Vybz Kartel, Little Dragon, Sean Paul, Rihanna, Beyonce, Ayo,
Aaliyah, Heart, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Erykah Badu, Mos Def,
Nina Simone, M.I.A., Marvin Gaye, Morcheeba, Lauryn Hill, Alicia
Keys, Calle 13, Rage Against the Machine, Digable Planets,
Fleetwood Mac, Janis Joplin, Jeff Buckley, Missy Elliott, Ce'cile,
Sublime, En Vogue, Edith Piaf, Sade...Soul, Reggae, Dancehall,
R&B, Hip Hop, Soca, Chutney, Blues, Folk, New Jack Swing. I
Food: Black beans, brown rice, avocado, lime, salsa, yoghurt. Mmm.
Eggs. Hummus. Corn tortillas. Sweet Potato. Kale. Shrimp. Garlic.
Cayenne. Lemon. Coconut. Almonds. Cashews. Ginger. Broccoli.
Salmon. Mushrooms and onions atop a good burger. Curry. Rice,
squash. Generally: Indian, Mexican, improvised, spicy. Really
trying not to consume much wheat, dairy, sugar, alcohol, or coffee
these days. It just generally feels better.