Books: The Sound and the Fury, A Farewell to Arms, Down by the
River Where the Dead Men Go, Ham on Rye, A Prayer for Owen Meany, A
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Same River Twice, The
Movies: Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Rushmore, North by Northwest,
Sleeper, Do the Right Thing, Pink Flamingos, Deep Throat, Rocky,
The Breakfast Club, Clerks, The Empire Strikes Back, Jaws,
Goodfellas, lots of documentaries, any Bogart or noir. I'm not a
movie snob, I'll see just about anything.
TV: I have a TV and I watch it regularly. Apparently this makes me
a social pariah in the OKC world. I can live with that.
Music: The Velvet Underground, Big Star, The Meters, Bowie, The
Rolling Stones, Au Pairs, Reigning Sound/Oblivians, The Dirtbombs,
Hound Dog Taylor, Gram Parsons, The Replacements, Richard Buckner,
TV on the Radio, Thin Lizzy, Brian Eno, George Jones, The Stooges,
Karen Dalton, Royal Trux, Coltrane, Tom Waits, Swell Maps, Afghan
Whigs, Patti Smith, Al Green, The Smiths, Pixies, Nick Cave, Roxy
Music, Bob Dylan, Buck Owens, Galaxie 500, Latin/Brazilian/African
psych, Fela Kuti, Talking Heads, Ty Segall, The Cramps, Bettye
Swann, Neil Young, John Lee Hooker and many, many more.
I hate The Beatles. Please don't make me listen to The
Food: I'm a sucker for good Mexican (not an easy find in NYC).
Thai, Vietnamese, Korean, BBQ, oysters, pizza (Paulie