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Darren Aronofsky (the fountain, pi),
Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, Adaptation),
Paul Thomas Anderson(Punch Drunk Love).
if you like these ... just drop me a line, 'k?
I like some odd stuff ... like Pi, Primer, omg Synecdoche NY, and
pretty much the rest of Kaufman, City of Lost Children, R&G are
Funny Stuff: The Trouble with Harry (Hitchcock + comedy ftw), Duck
Dialog driven stuff like A Man for all Seasons, or Philadelphia
Music: Good Vocals: Sallie Ford, Jesca Hoop,
Warren Zevon, Maria Rita, PJ Harvey, Dahlia.
Quirky ... Bjork, Zappa, Cohen, Little Jack Melody and his Young
Ambient: Zero-7, The Orb, Art of Noise, Moscow Coup Attempt.
Classical (particularly choral work) by Beethoven, Debussy,
Steely Dan (where do they go?)
Melancholy bits like Portishead, Massive Attack
Food: Anything at all (no bugs).
I like grinding my own wheat to make bread, but I also like Fritos.
A nice steak, medium-rare and a good Brunello, if we're getting all
fancy. And lately, for some odd reason, I've been exploring soup
recipes. I can make the most winning red bean with ham hock soup
(bummer for the vegans, no?) I could have imagined; it's like an
unsuspected super-power. Only with hocks.
Lately I'm reading House of
Leaves, which is kinda fun.House of Leaves was totally worth
reading. Not the same having done so, which is I think sort-of the
point of such, no? So is the stuff here:
Sciences: Richard Dawkins (strongly influenced my thesis work),
SF/Fantasy: Neil Gaiman, Cordwainer Smith, Theodore Sturgeon, Terry
Pratchett, Douglas Adams, Ray Bradbury
Other?: Kipling's Just So Stories, Borges' The Library of Babel,
One Hundred Years of Solitude (one of the odd don't-know-him deaths
that hurt me recently), Tom Holt, Mil Millington (laugh-out-loud
funny), James Thurber (grin-out-loud funny), William Goldman
(Princess Bride, Marathon Man ...).
Stuff I just put to impress you: Melville, Hugo, Cervantes.