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A favorite book?! I could go on forever about that; but I love
books on history and politics because I want to understand the
world in order to change it. I love a good novel and recently
finished Fun Home; I can't recommend it enough. I have also
recently gotten into reading memoirs, the most notable being This
Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor. There is so much
to be learned and explored by opening the pages of a good
For those who like a list. Some of my favorite books/authors
include: Jane Austen, Tolkien, Marx, Engels, American Born Chinese,
Snuff, Education and Capitalism, Eating Our Hearts Out: women and
their personal relationship to food, Nervous Conditions, Black
Skins White Masks (the original English translation).
I like movies, just not horror films because I will scream in my
chair the whole time.
Again for those who like lists: Lord of the Rings, Guardians of the
Galaxy, Romeo+Juliet, Frozen (yes I am a preschool girl at times),
Bridesmaids, Whiplash, Inside Out, anything by Osmene Sembene
(considered the father of African Cinema), The life of Brian (I
love Monty Python), and many more.
TV: Grey's Anatomy (yes it is a glorified soap opera and it is my
semi-guilty pleasure), How to Get Away with Murder, Game of
Thrones, Big Love, Coupling, Sherlock, and Dr. Who.Leslie Knop from
Parks and Recreation is my spirit animal. I grew up watching and
will always love my 1980s and 1990s Britcoms, M*A*S*H, and Monty
Pythons Flying Circus.
I like whatever music is playing, especially if i can dance to
I am also a huge fan of theater, musicals, opera, and ballet. Some
of my favorite shows include: Spring Awakening, Hedwig and the
Angry Inch, Wolf Hall, Macbeth, Hamlet, Something Rotten!, Les
Miserables, and My Fair Lady. I adore Shakespeare and am working of
reading and viewing all the plays.
I like to explore different culinary experiences by trying out
restaurants that serve authentic ethnic food as one part of
learning about other cultures. My favorites at the moment are Thai,
South Indian, and Greek food.