Plays: "August: Osage County", "Betrayal", "Avenue Q", dying to see "Hamilton"
TV: My current favorite is Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I also like Broad City, Better Call Saul, Louie, Veep, Game of Thrones, Mr. Robot, Transparent, The People vs OJ, and Togetherness. All-time favorite shows are The Wire, Breaking Bad, The Sopranos, The Larry Sanders Show, Freaks and Geeks, and Arrested Development
Movies: Sicario, Mad Max: Fury Road, Ex Machina, Obvious Child, Whiplash, Fruitvale Station, Moonrise Kingdom, 127 Hours, The Hurt Locker, Michael Clayton, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Collateral, 28 Days Later, 25th Hour, Punch Drunk Love, Donnie Darko, Memento, You Can Count on Me, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, Out of Sight, Croupier, U-Turn, Boogie Nights, Bound, Living in Oblivion, Shallow Grave, Reservoir Dogs, Miller's Crossing, Shoot to Kill, Midnight Run, Die Hard, No Way Out, Full Metal Jacket, Brazil, Better Off Dead, After Hours, This is Spinal Tap, Blade Runner, Alien, Breaking Away, The Duellists, Bad News Bears, Taxi Driver, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Godfather Part II, The Parallax View, The Conversation, Badlands
Music: Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent, The Black Keys, Sleigh Bells, Radiohead, MGMT, Arcade Fire, The Pixies, Prince, Elliott Smith, anything involving Jack White
Food: Japanese, Italian, Caribbean, Indian, Mexican, Vietnamese, Middle Eastern, Greek, French, Thai, Ethiopian, and many many variations of seafood. One of the best things about where I grew up is we had these amazing Chesapeake Bay blue crabs. Sooooo good!
2) Getting to pick seats for movies in advance
3) Living my secret dream of being a DJ by making playlists on my phone and picking songs on an available jukebox
4) Returning from a trip and stepping out of LAX into frequently awesome L.A. weather
5) Great stories
6) A good mechanic, dentist, and doctor (currently three different people, but maybe some day I can find one to do them all)
You love For Esme, With Love and Squalor