Books: Christopher Moore, Kurt Vonnegut, La Fiesta del Chivo,
Hemingway, García Márquez, A Confederacy of Dunces, My Name is
Asher Lev, Steinbeck, The Onion: Our Dumb World. And what's all
this stuff I keep hearing about Fifty Shades of Grey? More like
Nifty Shades of Beige. (Bonus points if you know why that's
Music: I like a wide range, but lately I've been listening to
Arcade Fire, Portugal. The Man, Vampire Weekend, Edward Sharpe and
the Magnetic Zeros, Wolf Parade, The Avett Brothers, Jack White,
and Jill Scott. Of course, you can never go wrong with Bob Dylan,
Led Zeppelin, The Who, or Johnny Cash.
Movies/TV: True Romance, Unforgiven, The Goonies, Firefly, Breaking
Bad, Louie, House Hunters, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, and, around
Christmastime, It’s a Wonderful Life (I can’t help it);
additionally, I’m a big softy for certain documentaries, like The
Civil War by Ken Burns—it’s fascinating!