The day after Hurricane Irene, while I was walking down to the river to survey the damage, my hat blew off my head and I chased it for 100 yards as it rolled along its brim before landing in a ditch. It was on that day that I finally became Buster Keaton, and it was amazing.
Coming up with plausible excuses to say, "That was way harsh, Tai."
The New York Times Crossword. Cooking.
Last read: Just Mercy
Current read: The Underground Railroad
The Apartment, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Mad Max Fury Road, Bringing Up Baby, The Philadelphia Story, Tootsie, Some Like It Hot, Before Sunset
Favorite recent films: Kubo and the Two Strings, Arrival
10 Most Important Albums from Teenagerdom (per Facebook):
"Automatic For The People" R.E.M.; "Whatever & Ever Amen" Ben Folds Five; "The Hits" Prince; "Third Eye Blind" Third Eye Blind; "OK Computer" Radiohead; "Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness" Smashing Pumpkins; "Greatest Hits" James Taylor; "Let It Be" The Replacements; "The Queen Is Dead" The Smiths; "Leaving Through The Window" Something Corporate
Currently jamming to equal parts Leonard Cohen and ABBA.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Jane the Virgin, iZombie, The Good Place, John Oliver, South Park, Archer, Bob's Burgers
Yogurt, granola, rice pudding, vegetable lasagna, kefir, coffee, strawberry rhubarb pie, ale. Milksteak. I want to bake more than I do.
Also should I get a tattoo and should I get a dog.
...you have fingernails that shine like justice, and a voice that is dark like tinted glass.
...you'd like to practice your German or French, even though I am very rusty.
…you have plans to fight the patriarchy et al. and need someone to assist you.
...you think we could be friends, whether or not you think we'd be a match, to use their words.
Icebreaker! What was the last new-to-you album you listened to? What did you think?