Food: I like everything, and I like it a lot.
Music: I don't have any favorites. I'll listen to anything I
particularly like until I hate it. Usually classical music and
And now, onto works of fiction that I like. I might go overboard
Movies: Amadeus (My favorite of all time. To me, they don't get any
better than that), Ghost World (my definitive teen angst movie),
Cabaret, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The Night of Varennes,
Robocop (I was shocked to see that it is, really, seriously, a
brilliant movie), Persepolis, Shortbus.
Comics: Gunnm (Pretty much the piece of fiction I've enjoyed the
most in my life. My goal is to be able to create a story and
characters as engaging as these. I've obsessed over every panel
trying to figure out what makes it so good. It's also interesting
to look at the sequel to figure out what makes it so disappointing)
, Persepolis (can't decide on whether the movie is better), Box
Office Poison, anything by Jiro Taniguchi.
-War and Peace (After you get through the first 200 pages it's
pretty much the best book ever)
-This Boy's Life (My childhood wasn't even a bit as bad as Tobias
Wolff's, so it makes me feel guilty that I identified so much with
-Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (Read it. READ
-Midnight's Children (A weird case. A guy in a hostel gave it to me
and I had nothing else to read. I couldn't stand the writing style.
Some sentences pissed me off so much I would give up reading it in
disgust. Then I would wonder how it continued and I would pick it
up again, sometimes from the trash can. When I was done i realized
"Fuck, this is now one of my favorite books." and I read it
-Notes from Underground (If you are bitter and misanthropic as hell
this is a great book. Now that I'm not much of either anymore it's
lost some charm but is still a lot of fun, in its own horrifying
-Lilith's Brood (This book made me feel very, very, uncomfortable.
It was awesome. I might have showered afterwards.)
No. Don't even get me started.