Books: "Genius," by Gleick about the life and times of the late
great physicist Richard Feynman; "Burst," by Barabasi about the
activity patterns underlying human behavior; The Feynman lectures
on Physics; any and all biographies about interesting people.
Movies: pretty much anything by wes anderson, david lynch, david
fincher, terry gilliam, dario argento, the coen brothers, ron
howard, coppola--francis ford and sophia, peter jackson, wim
wenders etc. I am a sucker for cheesy science fiction (tron, flash
gordon), pee-your-pants comedies (think office space), and
TV: Dexter, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, (I did say half-power
nerd did I not?) Mad Men, House of Lies, Californication
Food: yes please.
I am music obsessed. A day in the life might include songs by
blonde redhead, wolf parade, phillip glass, david bowie, pj harvey,
nick cave and the bad seeds, the birthday party, roland s. howard,
neko case, nina simone, crime and the city solution, johnny cash,
bob dylan, new york dolls, old motley crue, isan, gbh, the clash,
elliot smith, nick drake, david bowie, neutral milk hotel, circle
jerks, kyuss, rolling stones, wilco, pixies, marvin gaye, arvo
part, the cure, queen, acdc, jane's addiction, talking heads, bach,
rachels, and on and on....