My favorite messages sent on the Voyager Spacecraft are “Greetings
to our friends in the stars. We wish that we will meet you someday"
(in Arabic) and "Hello to everyone. We are happy here and you be
happy there" (in Rajasthani). But really, they're all absolutely
I like ethnic food of all kinds. I don't eat much prepackaged,
mass-produced stuff. I belong to my neighborhood co-op, and I like
cooking. Pig Ate My Pizza is so great. While I don’t eat a lot of
meat, I’m not givin’ it up.
For a long time I thought I didn't really like movies, but that
isn't true- I'm just particular. Studio Ghibli, Wes Anderson, and
Coen brothers films, and Goonies, The Fifth Element, and the The
Princess Bride. I also really like going to the International Film
Festival. The TV shows Veep and Kids in the Hall are good,
Lately I've been reading a lot of dystopian stuff, longform.org
(long form journalism), and a lot of shorter things about current
events and social justice issues. Somewhat recent books I've liked
have been the Southern Vampire Series, the Hunger Games, Terry
Pratchett's work, and Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's
Musically: Chvrches, Bjork, Trampled by Turtles, XTC, M83, Beirut,
Grimes, Bon Iver, Japandroids, Soviettes, New Order.