I like to cook everything I come to know, but I always go back to simple food. "Normal" to me would be a mix of Italian and Brazilian kitchen.
Four writers: Italo Calvino, William Gibson, Henry Miller, Haruki Murakami.
Music: broken beats, straight beats, rock, dub/raggae, soundtracks, orchestral, jazz, electronics, funk, songwriters, hardcore punk, percussions, folk music from everywhere.. Well everything apart from bad commercial music.
Movies & Series: Blade Runner, Chinatown, 1900, Freeway no exit, Drive, The Blues Brothers, The Driver, japanese pink movies, westerns, Carpenter, all sort of animation; Utopia, The Wire, The Game of Thrones, Sons of Anarchy, Lost, Battlestar Galactica. But first of all Twin Peaks.
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And definitely if you want to go to some drum and bass gig.