(a) Books: I read a lot of non-fiction, mostly computer and math
texts. I also enjoy novels. I most recently read all of Charles
Stross's Laundry novels.
(b) I like movies. I see a lot of movies, and I tend to like them.
I see many films in the theater. I also like to watch TV shows once
they're released on DVD. Except for Doctor Who; I find ways to see
that as soon as it airs.
(c) Some selected artists: Ben Folds
; B.B. King
; Eric Clapton
solo, with Cream
, and with Derek and the
; Barenaked Ladies
; Moxy Früvous
; Indigo Swing
; Ray Charles
; Carlos Santana
; Cherry Poppin'
; ZZ Top
; Johnny Cash
; Stone Temple Pilots
; Norah Jones
; Regina Spektor
; Fiona Apple
In general, I like skilled music, whatever genre it might be.
(d) Beverages: Beer
; assorted juices; Diet Pepsi
; root beer; cream
soda; a wide variety of mixed drinks. I also like water. Do not
underestimate the value of hydration.
Food: "Real food, not too much, mostly plants." Sushi
; mint and chocolate ice cream; cheesecake; coffee
cake; banana bread; zuccini bread; fruity ice cream.
Cheese. Cheese makes everything better.