This is like picking favorite children. Harder. Sorry, hypothetical
Lots of NPR and podcasts. I have imaginary friendships with the
Music: Bob Dylan, PJ Harvey, Jay Z, Pavement, Biggie Smalls, Wu
Tang Clan (ain't nothing to fuck with), gangsta rap from the 90s,
Leonard Cohen, LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, The Velvet Underground,
The Kills, The Clash, The Ramones, Various other 70s punk bands,
Sonic Youth, Lucinda Williams. Recently? Laura Marling, Kendrick
Lamar, and Haim. What do you think I should be listening to?
Movies: Sweet Smell of Success, Silence of the Lambs, Manhattan,
Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters, Goodfellas, Pulp Fiction, All
About Eve, Empire Records, Heathers, The 400 Blows, Clueless, When
Harry Met Sally, Ghostbusters, Blade Runner. And about a thousand
Television: The West Wing, Mad Men, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation,
The Sopranos, Scandal, Nashville, various crime procedurals.
Books: Washington Square, High Fidelity, Motherless Brooklyn, The
Age of Innocence, Norwegian Wood, Kitchen, Lush Life, Sex, Drugs,
and Cocoa Puffs, American Psycho, The Death and Life of Great
American Cities, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, American
Pastoral, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed
With Our Families, and on and on. Fiction, Non-fiction. Bring
Food: Right now I wish I was eating oysters. In general I'll try
anything once. I almost always ask for hot sauce.