Perfume, Slaughter-House 5, Harry Potter, The Picture of Dorian
Gray, Day of the Jackal, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Caves
of Steel, Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy, The Power of Myth. The
James Bond books were entertainingly outdated.
Recently finished: Great Gatsby — it was full of money and
consequences. So much better than the movie version (all of
Carrie — Finally broke my King cherry (I'm not counting his
terrific memoir On Writing), the epistolary approach didn't
entirely work for me but it's a really fun book none the
Currently reading: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy — It's all
caps great, but like The Road, it might be too
depressing/relentlessly violent to finish.
Holy Motors, Drive, Adaptation, The Holy Mountain, The Royal
, Brazil, Metropolis, Blade Runner, Airplane!
, Network, Se7en
, High Noon, 400 Blows,
, Taxi Driver,
The Dreamers, The
, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Jurassic Park, Bicycle
Thieves, Wages of Fear, Lawrence of Arabia, Sky Captain, Indiana
Jones (1-3), Fargo, Goodfellas
, Chinatown, Trainspotting
Conversation, Dark City, The Good the Bad and
, Kagamusha, Faster Pussycat Kill! Kill!, Le Samurai,
La Femme Nikita, anything by Chaplin or the Marx Brothers. I could
go on and on and I will at the slightest provocation!
Game of Thrones, Adventure Time, Star Trek (big time), 30 Rock
, How I Met Your
, Battlestar Galactica, House, Flight of the Conchords,
, Futurama, Mystery Science
, Doctor Who
, Extras, Breaking Bad, I
Love Lucy, Bob Newheart Show, Taxi, Monty Python, Rescue Me,
Right now I'm in kind of a Glam Rock phase but the music I listen
to is reasonably wide ranging:
Be Your Own Pet, Cab Calloway, Wilco, Decemberists, Springsteen,
Wire, Queen, Ennio Morricone, The Rolling Stones
Dylan, The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, The Beatles, Dresdon Dolls, New
York Dolls,The Who, The Ramones, Pink Floyd, The Kinks, The Clash
, Iggy Pop, Meat
Loaf, CSNY, Nick Cave, The White Stripes, Buddy Guy, Pixies, Son
House, Howlin' Wolf, My Morning Jacket, Wolfmother, Bo Diddley,
Nina Simone, Leadbelly, Cat Power, Louie Armstrong, The XX, LCD
Soundsystem. I'm always looking for new music to listen to.
NPR is also constantly on in my house.