I wrote my undergrad thesis on postcolonial French lit, so I have a
lot of favorite authors in that area. I'm a huge fan of a lot of
the canonical pomo stuff: David Foster Wallace, Don Delillo,
Beckett, etc. I also dig stuff that's a little lighter; Ender's
Game was one of my favorite books ever.
My taste in movies tends to lean toward dark humor. I like Terry
Gilliam stuff. Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry. Huge fan of David Lynch
(although I admit that my seeing humor in his work is a little
I like a lot of different music. From Tom Waits to Nine Inch Nails
to Fleet Foxes to electronica. And quite a bit that isn't coming to
Food: yes. Although I'm not huge on sweet stuff. I try to eat
somewhat responsibly, in terms of both health and ethics. But
nothing fixes a hangover like a cheap burger, so there's that.