Right now I'm reading: the Song of Ice and Fire series, The Thief
of Auschwitz, The Stand, The Sparrow, The Red Queen: Sex and the
Evolution of Human Nature and slowly slogging through World Without
End in German. Books are like air and light to me.
I love movies, any kind, really. You'll be equally likely to find
me watching a bloody action flick as a foreign drama. There's this
fantastic show in town where comedians MST3k live to great movies,
like Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I may never get over my childhood
crush on John Conner (Edward Furlong, much more age-appropriate at
the time, not the Christian Bale "Batman as John Conner"
Indie music is where my heart lays, but give me some Ella
Fitzgerald any day. Right now, I'm seriously digging the following:
Dead Confederate, Band of Horses, Band of Skulls, White Rabbits,
Airborne Toxic Event, the Rouge, the Whigs, Alberta Cross, the
Features, the Black Keys, the Fratellis, Manchester Orchestra (who
are neither an orchestra, nor from Manchester), The xx, Matt and
Kim, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Churchill, Alabama
Shakes. Chromeo and John Common and Blinding Flashes of Light and
the Damnwells. Extra brownie points if you know more than three of
I love to cook, usually whatever comes to hand/mind/pantry. My
stuffed steak is pretty impressive. I am a firm believer in garlic.