Writing: Read my ditties if you like -
The Fountain, Mulholland Drive, We Need to Talk About Kevin, The Skin I Live In, Somewhere..., Shame, A Very Long Engagement, Amélie, The Holy Mountain, Brick, Children of Men, Eastern Promises, The Proposition, Take Shelter, La Vie En Rose, Hugo, Perfume: Story of a Murderer, Drive, No Country for Old Men, American Psycho, Moon, Julia, A Single Man, There Will Be Blood, Fight Club, The Wrestler, Warrior, I Am Love, Hanna, Winter's Bone, Four Lions, Run Lola Run, Agora, The Fall, Requiem for a Dream, Black Death, The Silence of the Lambs, Bronson, Pan's Labyrinth, Goya's Ghosts, The Tree of Life, The Darjeeling Limited, Paris Je T'aime.
Shows: Spartacus: Blood and Sand/Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Top Chef, 30 Rock, American Dad, Law & Order: SVU, Oz, Pokémon, Archer, Hoarders, Intervention, Anthony Bourdan: No Reservations, The Shield, South Park, Rome, Jersey Shore, Taboo.
Music: An eclectic sampler of melodic, hardcore and ska punk, 80's goth and new wave, turn-of-the millennium emo and the harder genres of EDM (hard dance, hardstyle, electro, tech house and gabber). And MJ. Everyone loves the King of Pop...
Some of my favorite performers are: The Lawrence Arms, The Menzingers, The Cure, The Flatliners, Brand New, Michael Jackson, A Wilhelm Scream, Make Do and Mend, Dashboard Confessional, The Format, Jimmy Eat World, Sunny Day Real Estate, Senses Fail, Porter Robinson, Boyz Noise, Living With Lions.
Books: People of Paper, The Epic of Gilgamesh, Oryx and Crake, The DSM-IV, The Sex Life of Food, Lolita, scads of nonfiction travel and cookbooks.
Food: Thai, sushi, every fruit known to man, American comfort food, French pastries, antipasti, tapas and charcuterie, anything pickled: cucumbers, asparagus, olives, cornichons. Good chocolate, gummi candy, coffee and tea and smoothies.
2. My pets
3. My Lexus (I'm not showing off, I just love
that car so damn much...)
4. My cellphone
5. Two rings given to me by my dad (for sentimental reasons)
6. Lip balm (I keep a tube in my bedroom, the bathroom, the car, at work and on me at all times...)
My private and personal life tends to crash and burn as my professional life blossoms.
I am content to use this site as basically a writing prompt idea generator until I get my life in order.