Love: Cooking with friends. Video night. Big, old theatres (Neptune/Cinerama/Egytian). Great books. Jamming/composing/recording. Booky coffee houses. Dive bars. Brainstorming recipes (food/blender drinks) with/for my friends. Outdoor events: Capital Hill Block Party, Street Fair, Shakespeare in the Park, Linda's Fest, SakuraCon, Theatre Schmeatre at Volunteer Park, cult movies--Central Cinema, RHPS. It's a big old beautiful world out there--puts me someplace between peace and bliss. I have this strange(?) love of people in costumes/performance art, whether it's bands or Shakespeare or street buskers on the Hill late Saturday. I saw street buskers who blew away the "real" bands at the Street Fair a couple years ago.
Things fall apart. The center can not hold. Unless you're with somebody.
Movies: The original King Kong, English Patient, Forrest Gump, Bladerunner, Apocalypse Now, Pulp Fiction, Watchmen, True Romance, Ichi the Killer, Miyazaki, Bride of Frankenstein--most thirties monster movies. J-Horror. The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
TV: Parks & Rec, The Borgias, Rome, The Shield, Lost, Venture Bros, Metaloclypse, Doctor Who, The Wire, Breaking Bad, Arrested Development. Gotham. True Detective.
Music: Leonard Cohen, Beastie Boys, Moby, Public Enemy, Portishead, Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Sex Pistols, Husker Du, Mudhoney, Ladytron, Laurie Anderson, Kate Bush, Stones, Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Bowie, Elbow. KEXP--I've been listening to them since it was KCMU 90.5. Raw Power. Black Angels.
I also think about the fact that on Capital Hill the Iliad Apartments are right across the street from the Troy Apartments. Has anyone else ever noticed this?