Recent reads include, Franzen's 'Freedom', 'The Book of Five Rings', and a gigantic book about Shinto written in the 60's. I just finished Vonnegut and T.E.Lawrence and just started 'Time Out of Joint' by P.K.Dick and a book on ultra-runners.
-Raw fish (its deliciousness and profit margin)
-The confluence of art, spirituality, and science
-The perfect meal
-That crazy shit Neil deGrasse Tyson says