I like having serious conversations about almost everything. I like having very unserious conversations about almost everything too. Politics, gender, philosophy, science, and race are great forums for both. Being a half black Jew has given me the luxury to be pretty crass about race. It's also given me the perspective to take that shit seriously. Lets talk about stuff!
-Dancing. Duh, cuz my dad's black.
-Being empathetic. Sometimes to my own detriment.
Movies: Apocalypse Now, Tree of Life, On the Waterfront, Persona, Donnie Darko, The Third Man, Network, Wet Hot American Summer, Lost in Translation, The Deer Hunter, Old Boy (original), The Neverending Story, Layer Cake, Snatch. Any Kubrick, Wes Anderson, Bergman, Paul Thomas Anderson, Coen Brothers and Tarantino. Music documentaries
TV: Cosmos, True Detective, Boardwalk Empire, The Wire, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, Arrested Development, Game of Thrones, Life and Times of Tim, Portlandia, Curb, Louie (fucking brilliant), Bojack Horseman, The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross
Music: Zeppelin, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, The White Stripes, Nirvana, Arcade Fire, Cold War Kids, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Radiohead, early Black Keys (they were so good), Johnny Cash, My Morning Jacket, Diplo (Major Lazer), Edward Sharpe, LCD Soundsystem, Kanye, Run the Jewels, 90's Rap (Wu-tang, NAS, Biggie, Tribe, Outkast, Dre, Del, Gang Starr, ya know, the good stuff)
- This list is far from exhaustive, but my tastes are very eclectic. This will have to suffice as a sampling
-My record player
-Caffeine (should probably be illegal, cuz that shit is addictive)
-Good bedding. I might have the world's most comfortable bed. And thats not meant to be suggestive, its just plain true.
-People with varied interests. I need mental stimulation.
-You want to talk about music and film for a really long time. You also want to see lots of movies and shows
-You don't necessarily think men are supposed to initiate
-You heart Neil deGrasse Tyson