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Books! The Princess Bride by William Goldman, Kingdom of Fear by
Hunter S. Thompson, The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov,
anything by any of the Brontë sisters (Anne is my favourite), Lady
Susan by Jane Austen, etc. Right now I'm reading Les Miserables and
it is taking forever. I've read 2500 pages by my ereaders says that
I'm still 0% complete.
Movies: The Princess Bride, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,
Monty Python's Meaning of Life, the BBC version of Pride and
Prejudice (which was technically a miniseries, but WHATEVER) I used
to like Nightmare Before Christmas but now my son wants to watch
all the time and I'm getting sick of it.
Shows: Doctor Who, 30 Rock, Coronation Street, Downton Abbey,
Boardwalk Empire, some guilty-pleasure reality TV (like Mob
Music: Cat Power, the Weakerthans, Ella Fitzgerald, Joan Osbourne,
Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pink Floyd, Patsy Cline, Janis Joplin, Johnny
Cash, Amy Winehouse, the Fugees, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the
Band, almost anything.
Food: Mangoes, steak, tomatoes from my garden, cheese, honey.
Sometimes if I feel like eating something completely junky that is
really actually gross, I'll go to the dollar store and get a can of
that puritan stew crap and eat it on top of fries. Gross, right?
Then why is it so good!