Books: A Kiss Before Dying, Desperate Passage, The Things They
Carried, Palahniuk's Survivor, More than it Hurts You, the Lake of
Dead Languages, The Giver. Currently reading lots of stuff,
Poets: Ross Gay, Sharon Olds, Mark Strand, my friend Rachel.
Movies: Hawaii Oslo, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, The 13th Warrior,
Primal Fear, Soldier, Fight Club, Ip Man, Tombstone, Jezebel, O
Brother Where Art Thou, The Whole Nine Yards, Spirited Away, Grave
of the Fireflies, The Land Before Time. Older Disney stuff. Foreign
films, mostly so I can listen to the languages. I also love action
movies. Recommend some. Currently watching lots of Ōshima
, Darker than Black,
Death Note, Attack on Titan, Natsume Yuujinchou, Samurai Flamenco,
Bleach. Currently watching Gintama, Yowamushi Pedal, the live
action Nobunaga Concerto (this counts as anime, yes), and TONS of
other shit. Currently reading Gintama, Chihayafuru, Kaze Hikaru.
You are seeing some patterns emerge, right? And I don't just mean
Gintama. If you can find the underlying thread in this profile I
might just love you forever.
TV: Some enduring favorites are Battlestar Galactica, Futurama,
DS9, Third Watch, Pushing Daisies, Lost (to a point, let's say).
Newsradio—scratch that, Gintama is the pinnacle of all things.
Newsradio is still pretty good though.
Games: Assassin's Creed series (with some exceptions), Mass Effect
series, ilomilo, Persona 4 Golden, Skyrim, Fez, Puzzle Bobble,
Picross (whatever ya got), all the Pokemans, Kirby: Nightmare in
Dreamland. Currently playing AC Rogue and so much goddamn Mass
Effect. All of them. Concurrently. Vanguard ftw.
Podcasts: Stop Podcasting
, How Did This Get Made, Stuff You Should Know, MBMBaM,
Giant Beastcast, Giant Bombcast
, Stuff They Don't
Want You to Know, The Atheist
occasional other MaxFun and Stuff podcasts.
Music: Kaizers Orchestra, Nickel Creek, Alison Krauss, Billy
Talent, Mutemath, DOES, Hollywood Undead, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
Video game and anime soundtracks. Classical.
Food: I'm on a Chie level of steak-loving. I haven't had much
Turkish but I adore Anatolia in Bloomington. American Chinese.