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Books: very cliche, but my favorite book is Crime & Punishment.
Dead Souls by Gogol, pretty much everything by Kafka, The Plague by
Camus, Hunger by Knut Hamsen, Christopher Hitchens, Carl Sagan,
Murakami, Ender's Game, Calvin & Hobbes, Soft Machine, and a
bunch of other shit.
Music: I have pretty eclectic taste in music, but some of my
favorite bands are Sonic Youth, Deerhunter, Deerhoof, the Dirty
Projectors, Angels of Light, Brian Eno, T. Rex, Talking Heads,
Dinosaur Jr., Dodos, Girls, Protomartyr, Deafheaven, Jesus Lizard,
Sunn O))), Burzum, Built to Spill, the Olivia Tremor Control,
Television, Neil Young, Parquet Courts, Slint, Ride, Slowdive, The
Pretty Things, My Bloody Valentine, Pavement, Yo La Tengo, Wire,
The Kinks, Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band, Frog Eyes,
Sunset Rubdown, The Small Faces, Silver Jews, Spacemen3, True
Widow, Jim O'Rourke, Swans, Isis, Unknown Mortal Orchestra,
Porches, Kal Marx, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Archers of Loaf,
Dan Deacon, Beat Happening, The Flaming Lips, Gong, Gastr del Sol,
Flying Saucer Attack, Grandaddy, Harvey Milk, Guided By Voices (Bee
Thousand is fucking amazing), Hella, Lightning Bolt, Mercury Rev,
Nirvana, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Grinderman, The Ovens, Syd
Barrett, The War On Drugs, Iceage, etc.
I'm a nerd... Doctor Who (the classic Tom Baker stuff, not what's
on now), The Sopranos, Star Trek (original & TNG), Vice,
Arrested Development, Bill Maher, the Colbert Report, Battlestar
Movies: I love a good documentary, Wes Anderson Films, Woody
Allen's better stuff, Scorsese, Sci fi, and I'm getting tired of