Hm, books.. I don't have favorites, so much as ones I'm currently
reading, I guess.. Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks. I enjoy reading
about the brain, science, philosophy, and speculative fiction. I
feel embarrassingly under-read..
Movies, there's always Fight Club. Moonrise Kingdom. Tree of Life.
I'm pretty open to anything which isn't a dumb comedy. I'm sure
I'll fill in more later, and I'm also open to suggestions. I love
Baraka and Samsara, though I wouldn't call them date movies. Well,
actually.. there might be something special about any two people
who can sit through either of those movies together without being
Shows.. Oh, I can give some these days. Archer, Breaking Bad, The
Walking Dead. Radiolab, which you can sort of call a show? Anything
in the Ghost in the Shell universe. Lie To Me. I don't have cable
or anything, but you really don't need to these days,
Music.. Tool. Shpongle. Hybrid. Underworld. The Orb. Pendulum. I
find myself listening to more electronic music than anything, and
I'm not ashamed to admit to enjoying nuggets of dubstep as a guilty
pleasure. This is all when I'm working, exercising, or cooking and
cleaning. I'll listen to just about anything, though - Classical,
rock, blues, hiphop, jazz, experimental blips and boops..
Electronic is my standby music of choice, but I'll gladly be
exposed to anything. There's a notable difference, in my mind,
between "having music on" and "listening to music", for what that's
For food, I'm almost totally vegetarian. Once or twice a month,
I'll eat fish.. usually sushi. Otherwise, my favorite general
styles are southwest American and Indian. I make chili often in the
fall through spring. I don't eat meat because I don't
need to, but have nothing against anyone who
chooses a different approach.