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Books: Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav, The Alchemist, The Work by
Byron Katie, A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, The Untethered Soul, Way
of the Peaceful Warrior, Steve Pavlina, The Power of Less, The
Self-Aware Universe, Whipping Girl, Why Are All the Black Kids
Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, Thinking Class, Exile &
Pride, 1491, Lies My Teacher Told Me, Are Prisons Obsolete?,
Conquest, Speciesism, all things Malcolm Gladwell (love the audio
versions), A Complaint-Free World, Pronoia, The Reader, The Gnostic
Gospels. Fiction rarely excites me, but I'm open to
Movies: 127 Hours, The Apartment, El Sexo de los Ángeles, Beautiful
Boxer, Children of Heaven, The Lives of Others, The Man from
Mallorca, Run Lola Run, Gattaca, Shabnam Mausi, 2001: A Space
Odyssey, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Constantine's
Sword, The Business of Being Born, The Corporation, Dog Day
Afternoon, The Brady Bunch Movie, Guys and Balls (cute triad!),
Iron Ladies, Bend It Like Beckham, What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?,
anything that's based on a true story, and fiction typically only
if it's non-US.
TV: Stopped watching for 2005 as a New Year's resolution and
haven't gone back. I have seen Big Love and Morgan Spurlock's
insightful 30 Days series. I did watch OITNB of course.
Audio: This American Life, Radiolab, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!,
The Moth, Insights at the Edge, How to Do Everything, audio books.
Old people music: Billy Bragg, The Police, New Order, Simon &
Garfunkel, and yes, per the screen name, Neil Young. I also like
G.W. McLennan, Bishop Allen, Fury in the Slaughterhouse and other
Food: vegetables, green smoothies, hearty salads, Ethiopian,
Indian, General Tso's Tofu. This list is not comprehensive.