Books I like: I'm currently rereading I Am That, and I'd also put
some pilgrim lit at the top-- Peace Pilgrim and this obscure title
called Principles and Precepts of the Return to the Obvious. Other
books/authors include most Chuck Palahniuk, James Agee, Infinite
Jest, The Gulag Archipelago, Shantaram, Skid Road, Indiana Winter,
Michael Pollan, The Art of Fermentation, and Walking on
Films I like: Anchorman, Anvil!, Biutiful, Blood Diamond, Brokeback
Mountain, Burnt by the Sun, Casablanca, Cast Away, The Darjeeling
Limited, Doubt, Enemy at the Gates, Fargo, The Fighter, A Fish
Called Wanda, Four Weddings and a Funeral, From Dusk Till Dawn,
Frozen River, I Am Love, Koyaanisquatsi, Life is Beautiful, Lost in
Translation, The Lover, Master and Commander, Match Point, Miracle,
Moon, My Architect, Once, Raging Bull, Rain (2001, New Zealand),
Redbelt, Riding Giants (I am totally mesmerized by surfing
documentaries), Sherman's March, The Shining, Snow Cake, Swimming
Pool, Walk the Line, and Winter's Bone.
Shows: I've binged on a few shows on Netflix (Portlandia, ... Todd
Margaret, Mad Men, Breaking Bad), and I've watched a lot of stand
Music I like: Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo are at the top of the list.
Others include, Air Supply, Band of Horses, Carole King, The Cars,
Connie Francis, The Cure, The Darkness, Dwight Yoakam, Elvis
Presley, Everclear, Ledward Kaapana, Lenny Kravitz, Melody Gardot,
Tindersticks, Muddy Waters, Pete Yorn, Phoenix, Radiohead, Rebirth
Brass Band, Tom Petty, and old Sun Records recordings. I also like
Gregorian chant and choral music, and I get a good chunk of music
from what SXSW puts out every year.
Food I like: There's not much I don't like so long as the
ingredients are good. I'm a bit spoiled by evergreen access to
kick-ass organic foods.