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I like fantasy, humor, satire, and particularly interesting
nonfiction. Despite being no longer in the Young Adult age range, I
also like a lot of YA sci-fi and fantasy. The authors I return to
again and again are Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett and Tamora Pierce.
I like to hand out my Discworld novels and try to get other people
Awful movies like The Room make me so damn happy. Otherwise, these
days I mostly just watch comedies because I'm short on time and
brainpower. I think older Mel Brooks stuff is awesome, and Monty
Python movies make me happy. Recently, I've been wanting to watch
more documentaries, and maybe even stuff that's supposed to have
literary value. Since 30 Rock finished its run I've been watching
television only when I'm doing something else that isn't
distracting enough. I think New Girl is the sitcom equivalent of
popcorn: even though it's insubstantial, its consumption is still
Everyone dislikes the music I like and I hate pretending to care
about everyone else's musical tastes, so I have staked out my claim
to a musical micronation: when the conversation heads that
direction, I cling to my rock of bad taste and no one recognizes my
existence. It's awesome, because then I can go back to playing
games on my phone instead of feeling compelled to pay attention
when I have nothing to contribute to the discussion.
I'll try any comestible once unless it has a carapace.
Mediterranean is my favorite type of cuisine, but Italian food is
uber-comforting. And while I don't like seafood, there's no one
kind of food I completely hate. I DO strongly prefer vegan food,
especially vegan entrees. Meat's just boring by comparison.