Anything and everything. Really good cocktails. Really good BBQ.
Whiskey. Counts as a food. Dammit. Ethiopian, sushi, fresh baked
bread, I'm an omnivore, I don't know, food is delicious.
The three Star Wars movies before George got to them, The Fifth
, Blade Runner, Sans Soleil, Solaris, Okay, Maybe I'm
Just Into Sci-Fi Today.
recently? Cut Copy, Grimes, Flying Lotus, Crystal Castles,
Yeasayer, Boards of Canada, Valgeir Sigurdsson, anything from
the staples: Talking Heads / David Byrne, Doc Watson, Ludwig Van,
Daft Punk, John Lee Hooker, Bowie, power ballads
oh my god, Mad Men, Battlestar Galactica, Parks and
Recreation, Parade's End was pretty good. David Tennant is
GORGEOUS. Twin Peaks. House of Cards. I've certainly forgotten
Books. Tough. I LOVE to read. I have 10 books going at any one time
for years at a time. I've been re-reading the second half of
Ulysses for like 4 years now.
Here's a shotgun-blast:
Pale Fire; The Prisoner of Zenda; Exile and the Kingdom; Kon-Tiki;
Beowulf (Seamus Heaney: so guttural and DREAMY); Ulysses; the Wake
(yes I know what you're thinking but seriously it's amazing);
Dostoyevsky, voraciously; Calvino yes please; Borges has described
the inside of my head on more than one occasion; Moebius; W. G.
Sebald; Kafka is extremely important except for that second half of
Amerika where he goes off into bad-flat-weird instead of
good-sharp-weird; ok, I'm going to stop now, there are too many to
On the scholarly side, breathy for Nietzsche and loopy for Foucault
(maybe it's the sexy bald head). I think Sartre was a better
philosopher, but Camus was a better person. I like structuralism
and post-structuralism and think they might secretly be the same
thing. I try not to take any of this too seriously.
Pollock without the ego, Turner without the realism, and Donald
Judd in the landscape. Smithson. Dan Graham. Fireworks and
Ugh, I realize how that all sounds. I probably read too much.