I'm really into media. I'm kind of an information junkie and I love
So I put a lot of stuff here. If you read it and get a sense of my
tastes here, feel free to consider the items you aren't familiar
with as endorsements.
A few books I've enjoyed recently are everything by David Sedaris,
Malcolm Gladwell's What the Dog Saw, Carl Hiaasen's
Skinny Dip, Terry Pratchet's The Truth,
Freakonomics and its successor, and Sex at
I like most movies with at least some substance, and some with
Lars and the Real Girl is awesome (a must see)
The Hudsucker Proxy, The Big Lebowski, O
Musicals like Hedwig, Chicago and
The Daily Show & The Colbert Report
30 Rock, Parks and Rec, Arrested
Development, It's Always Sunny & Louie,
Mad Men & Breaking Bad, Eureka
Family Guy, South Park in its heyday
Harry's Law, Chuck, The Wire, Dead
Like Me, Pushing Daisies, Ally McBeal,
The Guild, Dr. Horrible, Mr. Deity and
Auto-Tune the News
This American Life, Risk!, The
No Agenda, Savage Love (I'm quite GGG)
Science Friday, TWiS, and TWiT
I like good music—nearly all kinds, though not equally. I
play classical & jazz piano and folk ukulele & guitar. I
mostly listen to folk and rock (mostly alt.rock), but also jazz and
blues and bluegrass and, and, and…
A handful of the artists I like are Regina Spektor, TMBG, Modest
Mouse, Greenday, Morcheba, The Beatles, Cake, David Bowie,
Rasputina, Greg Brown, CCR, John Prine, Ani DiFranco, Dar Williams,
Jill Sobule, JoCo, Salamander Crossing, Queen, The Ghost Mice and
Jaymay. But that's just a smattering off the top of my head.
I've recently discovered some wonderful music by artists that I'd
never heard of before. This has me excited and delighted (it's been
I love to cook and I love to enjoy others' cooking. (I will gladly
clean up and do the dishes after a meal that's been cooked for
I like all cuisines, but my favorites are Mexican and
Close runners-up are Indian and Asian cuisines.
I love spicy food, especially jalapeños.
I am a devout omnivore.