Some of my favorite books - Borges' Ficciones, Austerlitz, Anna
Karenina, Black Water, Invisible Cities, Blood Meridian, White
Album, Salvador, Painted Cities, Maltese Falcon, Thin Red Line,
James Ellroy's L.A. Quartet, A Scanner Darkly, House at Pooh
Corner, Assassination Vacation, Homicide: A Year on the Killing
Streets, Best American Short Stories series.
Spending an entire day going through archived Vanity Fair articles
is a guilty pleasure of mine, although I never feel guilty about it
when I do. I'm just really into hyperbole.
I'm a sucker for poetry, especially by this guy
, and this
Some of my favorite webcomics are Subnormality, PBF, and Zen
Pencils. Love & Rockets is an old favorite as well.
As far as music goes, some days I'm into noisy guitar stuff like
Sonic Youth, or Times New Viking, while other days I'll just end up
listening to the same PJ Harvey song on repeat. Some other
favorites of mine are Explosions in the Sky, Stereolab, the
Magnetic Fields, Yo La Tengo, Velvet Underground, Pink Floyd,
Joanna Newsom, Daniel Johnston, Tom Waits, Regina Spektor, Band of
Horses, Kurt Vile, Neko Case, and Johnny Cash. Also, the new Beach
House album is awesome.
Favorite films include Pulp Fiction, Do the Right Thing, Touch of
Evil, This is England, Breaking the Waves, Sweet and Lowdown,
Sideways, There Will Be Blood, Last Tango in Paris, No Country For
Old Men, the Elephant Man, Blazing Saddles, Waiting For Guffman,
Caddyshack, Terminator, Repo Man, and shitty 80s flicks.
The Wire continues to be my favorite tv show ever. I still haven't
watched the final seasons of the Office, and Parks and Rec for no
reason other than I'm really, really bad at goodbyes.