This could get scary long. That's what talking's for. Fine, I'll
put a couple of things down for each. Stop yelling at me.
I like to read. Novel-wise I'm inclined toward the quirky: think
Vonnegut, Bukowski, Thompson, Salinger. I also still enjoy old and
off-beat comics...oh yeah, I'm a huge dork b-tha-dubs... but
overall I tend read more history, philosophy, and periodicals than
Film and television are my profession, so I could gad about either
forever. But, my all time favorite film is Fear and Loathing (love
Gilliam). And I'm also a big fan of The Coens, Wilder, Capra,
Renoir, Wright, Kurosawa, and Jang to name a few. I also have some
favorite editors, but I won't get into that.
My all time favorite show is the Simpsons (though I haven't been a
devout follower since about season 14), and Arrested Development,
Animaniacs, The Critic, 30 Rock, and Curb are up there. Battlestar
Galactica's always a favorite. In recent days I've really dug
Modern Family, It's Always Sunny, Archer, and ADVENTURE TIME! (If
you can't tell, I like comedy. But I watch just about everything.)
I also love old (pre-1965) TV.
I listen to everything, and I'm always listening to music. Too much
to mention, so as a taste the last ten songs to play on my iTunes
Tommy The Cat - Primus; Clap Your Hands - Black Eyed Peas; Broken
Train - Beck; Boys Don't Cry - The Cure; Cigaro - System of a Down;
Pilgrimage - Nine Inch Nails; Don't Know Why - Norah Jones; Time Is
Gravity - Ghost Ghost; Master of Puppets - Metallica; Quest for
Herb - Murphy's Law
My all time favorites tend to fall heavily in late-80s/early-90's
alternative, classic rock, and old skool and "underground" hip-hop.
I also have a special fondness for Johnny Cash, Cat Yusuf Stevens
Islam, Bob Marley, Frank Sinatra, Joe Strummer and David Byrne; and
The Diamond Sea is nineteen minutes and thirty-seven seconds of
discordant, musical perfection (major props if you have even the
slightest idea of the song I'm referring to). And, I'd probably
marry Shirley Manson, Kim Gordon, or Vanessa Y.T. if any of them
asked me to. Or Janelle Monáe...definitely Janelle Monáe. I gotta
figure out how to make that happen 'cause apparently she only dates
And food is the best! Except avocados (I know, I know). Traditional
Korean and Jamaican are probably my favorites, though when I cook
it tends to be of an Italian or Japanese fare.
See? And that was, like, the shortest I could make that.