I work for an architectural restoration company. I'm also a painter and occasional writer. I read a lot. I take care of a fern named Herby.
Not giving myself over to the "machine men, with machine minds, and machine hearts."
Movies would have to be Ivan the Terrible, 8 1/2, An Autumn Afternoon, Anatomy of a Murder, Rear Window, 2001 a space odyssey, The passion of Joan of Arc, The third Man, Metropolis, Taxi driver, The big Lebowski, Blade runner and Point Break.
As for tv shows: Twin Peaks, Comedy Bang Bang, Curb your Enthusiasm, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bobs Burgers, The OC, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Room Raiders, Freaks and Geeks, first season of True Detective.
Music James Brown, Parliament Funkadelic, Dead Kennedys, Tears for Fears, thelonious Monk, Rachmaninoff, Jonny Cash, David Bowie, Etta James, Nina Simone and a lot of other stuff.
-How thinking about being present doesn't help.
-If its somehow arrogant, or supposed to be funny, to display my own self awareness.
-Do I think being "meta" is funny just because its meta?
-Does that make me a hipster?
-Why am I writing this down?
-...that was definitely a hipster joke.
- So was that.