Well written physics, chemistry and math texts. Research
Dystopian future novels. Books on Psychopharmacology and Cultural
Anthropology. Webcomics (xkcd, questionable content, sinfest,
cyanide & happiness, smbc, etc.) News from multiple sources to
generate objective opinions. Wikipedia. Forums (I'd rather not
discuss which ones, heh).
...I should really read more.
Defiance. Arrested Development. Archer. Lucy the Daughter of the
Devil. South Park. Fringe. Breaking Bad. Walking Dead. Dead Like
Me. Daily Show and the Colbert Report. Louie. American Horror
Story. Avatar the Last Air Bender and the Legend of Korra. Cowboy
Bebop. Samurai Champloo. Afro Samurai. Homeland. Invader Zim. Bob's
I've seen an assload of movies, so I'll spout out some of my
favorite directors/studios. Gaspar Noé, Quentin Tarantino, David
Lynch, Pixar, all Studio Ghibli, Joss Whedon, Stanley Kubrick,
Orson Welles, Guillermo Del Toro, JJ Abrams, etc.
A small sampling of music (in no particular order)
King Crimson. Frank Zappa. Bjork.
the Melvins. Tool. Primus.
ISIS. Neurosis. Baroness.
Shpongle. Aphex Twin. Amon Tobin.
the Flashbulb. μ-Ziq. Four Tet.
Ott. Squarepusher. Beats Antique.
Emancipator. Big Gigantic. Glitch Mob.
Steve Reich. Tom Waits. Bear McCreary.
Kyuss. Sleep. Eyehategod.
Codeine. Slint. Jesu.
Boris. Sunn O))). OM.
The Dirty Three. Kronos Quartet. Rasputina.
thenewno2. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Blind Melon.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Explosions in the Sky. Red
Dead Meadow. Russian Circles. Earth.
Nels Cline. Bill Frisell. Marc Ribot.
John Zorn. Mike Patton. Bill Laswell.
Estradasphere. Secret Chiefs 3. Orange Tulip Conspiracy.
Mr. Bungle. Idiot Flesh. Sleepytime Gorilla Museum.
Sonic Youth. My Bloody Valentine. Deerhunter.
Alt-J. Christopher Willits. Zoe Keating.
Saint Vitus. Black Sabbath. Led Zeppelin.
John Butler Trio. Art Vs. Science.
Gaul. We all inherit the Moon. Landings*.
And oh so many more.
*shameless self promotion.
I'm an omnivore, but I've learned how to cook vegetarian. Somebody
teach me some good vegan dishes because I am fucking
I cook at home. A lot. I'd rather eat at home than eat out.
Things cooked in a cast iron or a wok or on a grill.
Steak, medium rare.
Sushi is always good.
Mac and Cheese. Collard Greens with Pepper Vinegar hot sauce.
Granola with Australian Style Yogurt.
Curry with Cauliflower, Sweet Potatoes
Eggs, any style. Preferably an omelet made in my cast iron.
Sriracha, it goes on all things.
Water, first and foremost. Elixir of life.
Coffee. Other elixir of life.
Red Bull. Actual elixir of life.
Microbrewed anything (soda, beer, energy drinks)
Bell's Brewery Two Hearted Ale (can't find it in California!
Lagunitas seems pretty good.
Something about canned IPA's is amazing. MMM aluminum.
Sierra Nevada tastes a lot better than it does on the East