After the Quake by Haruki Murakami, God is Dead by Ron Currie Jr.,
North Line by Willy Vlautin, In Milton Lumky Territory by Philip K.
Dick, The Reefs of Earth by R.A. Lafferty, Inside Outside by Philip
Jose Farmer, Citrus County by John Brandon, Life After God by
Douglas Coupland, Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck, Another Bullshit
Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn, The Puzzlemaster Presents: Vol. 1
by Will Shortz, Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen.
Medicine for Melancholy, The Giant Mechanical Man, Miller's
Crossing, Fears of the Dark, The Thin Red Line, Howl's Moving
Castle, Robin Hood (the old Disney cartoon with all the bitchin'
Roger Miller songs), Brick, Taken, Ghost Dog, Under the Yum Yum
Tree, Beautiful Girls, The Go-Getter, Shultze Gets the Blues,
Transsiberian, Zombieland. Just about anything featuring Elliot
Gould or Jack Lemmon that plays on Starz at 3 a.m.
Currently in rotation: Kid Cudi - Indicud, Hot Snakes - Audit in
Progress, Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime, The Decemberists - The King
is Dead, Huey Lewis and the News - Sports, Interpol - Antics, John
Cafferty & Beaver Brown - The Eddie & the Cruisers
Soundtrack, Cold War Kids - Mine is Yours, Madvillain -
Madvillainy, The Slackers - Red Light
And not to get all overeager-scene-kid on you, but do yourself a
favor and listen to Patterns' "Dangerous Intentions". Amazing dance
power pop from Costa Rica anchored by synth-y sweeps and powerful
Sandwiches, burritos, sushi, pizza. And breakfast. ALWAYS
Hook & Ladder, 58 Degrees, Golden Bear, Elixir, Orphan, Red
Rabbit, Oscar's, Tres Hermanas, Tank House, Roxie Deli, Corti Bros,
Juno's Kitchen, Taylor's Market, Hideaway, Tako, Lido, Evan's,
Eggie's, Stagecoach, Bandera, Roxy (the other one), Zocalo, Zen