Books-- I'm reading "Explaining Madness" at the moment if that
gives you any clues. The Secret Life of Plants - Peter Tompkins
& Christopher Bird, Charles Fort - Jim Steinmeyer, Wild
Fermentation - Sandor Katz and and stacks of research for a current
Movies-- Chinatown, Vertigo, North by Northwest, The Conversation,
Memento, A Clockwork Orange, Crumb, Das Boot, The Day the Earth
Stood Still (1951), Bladerunner, The Game (1997) Death in Venice
(1971), Fargo (1996), American Beauty, Flirting with Disaster
(1996), Harold and Maude (1971), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) I
Am Love (2010) off the top of my head . . . and a hundred others.
I'm fond of dark psychological thrillers.
Music-- David Bowie, Brian Eno, Roxy Music, Rufus Wainwright, T
Rex, The Smiths, Joni Mitchell, Velvet Underground, Nico, Yoko Ono,
Philip Glass, Nina Simone, Jacque Brel, Blossom Dearie, Joao
TV Machine -- I prefer long form (26 hour movie) 3-4 episodes at a
The Killing - especially the Danish original
Flight of the Conchords
Bill Maher – when I'm in the mood
Enlightened – I want to love it but not yet
I like Stewart and Colbert but rarely watch "live" TV
I'm told I "should" like The Office - haven't got round to it
Food -- A wonderful cup of coffee or tea while I'm writing. Comfort
foods. These days I'm into fermented anything, soups and braising.
I'll eat any vegetable, bean or grain. I am not a vegetarian but
love the food.