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Books: novels by Haruki Murakami. Bertrand Russel philosophy.
Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens stuff. I've been listening
to a lot of audiobooks lately; Elements of Jazz, Ender's Game,
Pound Foolish, Wherever you go there you are, personal mba, reality
is broken, power of habit...
Graphic novels: Shortcomings, Summer Blonde and 32 Stories by
Adrian Tomine. Blackhole by Charles Burns. Blankets and Goodbye
Chunky Rice, Habibi by Craig Thompson.
Movies: generally, intelligently crafted films with coherent
themes, films that make me laugh, and mindless action flicks.
music: I really love soulful house music although lately I've been
getting into the harsher sounds of electro and some indie rock. I
also really like jazz and the nostalgia of 90's alternative.
examples: justice, mylo, crystal castles, la roux, little boots,
hot chip, MGMT, little dragon,girls, killers, simian mobile disco,
mark farina, ian pooley, collette, kaskade, armand van helden, go
team, nina simone, postal service, sublime, third eye blind,
coltrane, wynton marsalis, royksopp, rjd2, pink martini, regina
spektre, mindless self indulgence, brazilian girls, chopin, LCD
Soundsystem, smashing pumpkins. metric, yeah yeah yeahs, etc etc
etc. I like everything.
games: I play a lot of games. Bioshock Infinite, FTL, Last of Us,
Tomb Raider, some mobile games.