I value honesty, kindness, humor, curiosity, and an open mind.
Movies: My favorite film is Topsy-Turvy. I like many Woody Allen and Pedro Almodovar films (strange bedfellows?). Anything by Hitchcock. Mel Brooks is my spirit animal
Music: Nick Waterhouse, Leftover Cuties, honeyhoney, LCD Soundsystem, Alice Russell, Quantic, Jamiroquai, G. Love and Special Sauce, The Shins, Blur, Gotye, Esperanza Spalding, Jack White, Alabama Shakes, Rufus Wainwright, Michael Kiwanuka, Tori Amos, Ryan Adams, OK Go, Mayer Hawthorne, Mark Ronson, Erykah Badu, Duncan Sheik, The Beatles, Billy Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald. I could listen to Ella all day.
Television: Louie, Prime Suspect, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Monty Python, Damages, 30 Rock, The Office, Parks and Recreation, Mad Men, Veep, Masterpiece Theatre, Frontline, The Daily Show. My favorite show ever is Fawlty Towers. I brake for farce.
Radio: This American Life, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, The Business, Left, Right and Center, Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me, Radiolab, The Moth, WTF with Marc Maron.
2. Farmers Markets
3. The wisdom and advice of my friends and family.
5. My health