Culturall quite Anglophile..
Massive fan of British Cinema, especially post war period, they
have a very particular aesthetic and charm.
Look Back in Anger, The Leather Boys, Billy Liar, Kes, Passport to
Pimlico, Kind hearts and Coronets, etc.
I am quite convinced that a Taste of Honey, is the most tragic,
charming, heartbreaking and very beautiful thing ever committed to
Enjoyed 'No!' and Even the Rain recently.
Musically, indie mostly. The Smiths I adore, Stone Roses, Dexy's
Midnight Runners, the Cribs, The Jam, the Clash, Paul Weller,
Microdisney, the Shins, Beirut, Joy Division, New Order, Suede,
Pulp, Chemical Brothers. Good dance music, but unfortunately most
of the stuff on the radio is awful. Laurent Garnier etc
I like decent Trad music as well, Planxty, that sort of
Don't get time to read hugely, mostly political or historical
books. Otherwise, big fan of George Orwell. Like short stories
actually, Chekov etc.
Comedy by and Large, Peep Show is marvellous, The Day Today, Brass
Eye, South Park, Family guy etc. Arrested Development was
Brilliant, and Curb your Enthusiasm also. Really enjoying Breaking
Bad at the moment.