Books (authors): Paulo Coelho, Edwidge Danticat, Zadie Smith,
Martin Amis, Hanif Kureishi, Robert Henri, Rumi's dad, Italo
Calvino, James Baldwin, Joseph Campbell, F. Scott Fitzgerald and
Toni Morrison....tons of Toni Morrison
Movies: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 8 1/2, The Music Never
Stopped, Ab Tak Chappan, Tony Takitani, The Yakuza Papers, City of
God, Le Cercle Rouge, Thank You For Smoking, El Topo, Boomerang,
Talk To Her, All That Jazz, Porco Rosso, Punch Drunk Love (but
really that's it for Adam Sandler)
TV: Archer and Bob's Burger's. CSPAN.
Music: Fela, Nina Simone, MF Doom, Chuck Berry, Kevin Volans, ZZ
Hill, Santigold, ZZ Top, Gucci Mane, Brian Eno, Al Foul, TV On The
Radio, Oxbow, Magma, Steely Dan, Sean P, Little Brother, Lauryn
Hill, Phil Collins, National Health, Egg, Camel, ESG, John
Coltrane, The Shoes song with the Gyllenhal boy in the video, Eroc
(the psychedelic rock band, not your brother Eric or the guy from
Trailer Park Boys, but THAT guy is definitely cooler than your
Food: Everything! I was a professional chef for 6 years so from the
slowly roasted or braised to the quickly sauteed or flash fried,
its all fantastic. Really anything, it just has to be prepared with
love, spirit and fresh ingredients, but I don't dig on swine.
Sous-vide is for wimps!