"What really matters is what you like, not what you are like.
Books, records, films, these things matter. Call me shallow. It’s
the fucking truth." -- Rob Gordon, "High Fidelity"
Waaaaaaay too many to list, but I'll name a few:
Anything by Bukowski (Ham on Rye, Hot Water Music, Women,
etc.), The Metamorphosis, The Stranger, A Farewell to Arms, Brave
New World, Lolita.
Run Lola Run, Requiem for a Dream, Vertigo, Breathless, Eternal
Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fight Club, Lost in Translation,
Buffalo 66, Trainspotting, Goodfellas, Donnie Darko, Apocalypse
Now, A Clockwork Orange, Raging Bull, North by Northwest, Rushmore,
Talk to Her, Children of Men, Pan's Labyrinth, Sin City, The
Departed, There Will Be Blood, No Country for Old Men, Her,
anything by Cassavetes... (maybe you can figure out which one of
these I worked on).
True Detective, House of Cards, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show,
Homeland, The Walking Dead, Archer, Boardwalk Empire, Parks &
Recreation, Louie, Mad Men, Modern Family; RIP: Arrested
Development, Freaks & Geeks, Lost, Six Feet Under, The
Sopranos, The State, Stella, The Wire, Breaking Bad".
I devour ska, rocksteady, reggae, and 60's
The Aggrolites, Al Green, Alton Ellis, And You Will Know Us By The
Trail Of The Dead, Aretha Franklin, Bad Manners, The Beatles, Belle
& Sebastian, Billie Holiday, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Bon
Iver, Bouncing Souls, Budos Band, Burning Spear, Charles Bradley,
Charles Mingus, Chris Murray, The Clash, Cornell Campbell, The
Creation, David Ruffin, Delroy Wilson, Edwin Starr, The Flaming
Lips, Foo Fighters, The Four Tops, Fugazi, The Gaylads, Hepcat,
Horace Andy, James Brown, Jimmy Eat World, John Coltrane, John
Holt, Johnny Cash, Ken Boothe, Kinks, Marvin Gaye, Matt Pond, The
Misfits, Otis Redding, Phyllis Dillon, The Pietasters, Pixies, The
Postal Service, Radiohead, The Ramones, Rocket From The Crypt, The
Roots, Sam & Dave, Sean Lennnon, Serge Gainsbourg, Sharon Jones
& The Dap-Kings, The Supremes, The Skatalites, The Slackers,
The Sonics, The Specials, Spoon, Stevie Wonder, Sunny Day Real
Estate, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Toots & The Maytals, TV
On The Radio, Wilco, The Zombies...
Avocados, cheese, garlic, steak (frites), spinach, cheeseburgers,
bacon & eggs, eggs florentine, burritos, chicken parmagiana,
pad thai, COFFEE, beer, red wine, whiskey, POPCORN...
Why is there no art section?? If there was:
Basquiat, Lichtenstein, Sailor Jerry, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Salvador
Dali, Hiroshige, Hokusai.