Love me some podcasts: The Moth, Radiolab, 99% invisible, TBTL,
Studio 360, Savage Lovecast, On The Media, New Yorker: Out Loud,
Slates Culture Gabfest, Professor Blastoff, To The Best Of Our
The last great books I read were:
Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
House to House, David Bellavia
GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE : New York Times desk reference,
The End of Oil, Paul Roberts
City of Quartz, Mike Davis
New York Trilogy, Paul Auster Ficciones, Jorge Luis Borges
Post Office, Charles Bukowski
When Things fall Apart, Pema Chodron
Sexus, Henry Miller
The Magicians, Lev Grossman
Seven Story Mountain, Thomas Merton.
Drama Of The Gifted Child, Alice Miller
A Game of Thrones - A Song of Ice and Fire - George R Martin
Movies: Some all time favorites...Breaking Glass, Withnail and I,
Evil Dead, American Movie, Harold and Maude, The Graduate, Straight
Time, Who's afraid of Virginia Wolf.... Hal Hartly films...mostly
his early ones....Happiness, Goodfellas, The Lives of Others,
TV: Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Art 21, The Wire, Six Feet
Under, Wire in the Blood, Veep, Tim & Eric Awesome Show, The
Mighty Boosh, Louie.
Saw a vampire film awhile back, even though I am not really into
vampire films all that much....It was called LET THE RIGHT ONE
IN.... Swedish and slow....Like a Bergman film...It was
Hell, let's just say I like dark, humorous film makers, which could
be anything from the Cohen Brothers to Todd Solondz to David Lynch.
(although I thought INLAND EMPIRE was pretty much
Elvis Costello, Neko Case,Pavement, X, Amanda Palmer, Black Flag,
Arcade Fire, Blitzen Trapper, Bikini Kill, Peaches, The Clash, The
Sex Pistols, XTC, Elliot Smith, Led Zeppelin, John Coltrain, Johnny
Hartman, Fleet Foxes, Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, Al Green,
Gillan Welch, Guided by Voices, The Zombies, The Kinks, Lucinda
Williams, Billy Bragg, Public Enemy, Marvin Gaye, Miles Davis,
Stereolab, The National, Broken Social Scene....
Food. ....these are some of my favorite places in the bay area.....
Rivoli, Cesar, Nopa, Pizzaiolo, Doña Tomás, Range.