balance and excess.
Books: The Maltese Falcon, Franny and Zooey, Angels in America, Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, Big Machine, This Side of Paradise, The Art of Cruelty, White Girls, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, The Flamethrowers, Giovanni's Room. Susan Sontag, mostly when I can't sleep. Anything Zadie Smith or Hilton Als writes. I like essays that make me see something in a new light. I derive a sick pleasure from philosophy and critical theory (Foucault's my main man).
Movies: I Heart Huckabees, Ghost World, The Conformist, Il Partner, The Dreamers, The Hangover, Bad Education, Christopher Guest movies, Mullholland Drive, The White Ribbon, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days. I thought '21 Jump Street' was kind of profound...?
I love food.
Those who can do no wrong: David Bowie, Deerhunter, '60s girl groups, St. Vincent, TV on the Radio, Wilco, Joanna Newsome, Blonde Redhead, Antony and the Johnsons, Owen Pallett, Spoon, Philip Glass.
My roommate is really into hip-hop, and now he's teaching me proper.
And anything with Fred Armisen in it.
- Access to running water
- My friends
- Artsy crap/David Bowie
- A letter I wrote to my friend for her birthday.
- Back-up plan