I have a deep seeded love for tattoos, body piercings, adventure, neo-noir films, and various absurdist theories.
I also quit smoking cigarettes recently, but I pinky-promise it doesn't bother me if you do.
I spent much of 2015 covered in dirt and building stuff with AmeriCorps NCCC. It was a bona fide, genuine adventure, with comedy, drama, suspense, action, and some good ol' fashioned personal growth and I loved near every second of it. I came away with a better understanding of myself and what I want with my life.
I also find the image of myself with a black eye and a bloody nose is, personally, really picturesque. Don't ask me why. Or do; we might find something weird and funny if we go down that path.
Film! Deadpool, Ghostbusters (both new & old), Dear White People, Star Wars (all seven; I have some interesting theories that help make the prequels more bearable), Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, The Wild Bunch, Antichrist, Animal House, Kick-Ass, The Avengers, Sherlock Holmes, Tarantino films, Mel Brooks films, Chinatown, Best In Show, Clue, Christopher Nolan films, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, Iron Man, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Office Space, Memento, Wristcutters: A True Love Story, I Sell The Dead!, Anchorman, Men In Black, Guy Ritchie films, and Natural Born Killers
TV! The Joy of Painting, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Rick and Morty, Penny Dreadful, Gotham, Green Arrow, The Flash, The Venture Brothers, Game of Thrones, No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain, Home Movies, The Newsroom, Rocko's Modern Life, Dexter, Funny Or Die, Whitest Kids U Know, and Sherlock.
Books! Ta-Nehisi Coates, Salman Rushdie, Jack Kerouac, Warren Ellis, Harper Lee, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, J.D. Salinger, Mary Shelley, Garth Ennis, Bram Stoker, and Darren Shan.
2. Family and good friends, which in my book are pretty much family.
3. Art (in various forms)
5. A good joke, and sometimes even a bad one.