I am mellow, self-reliant, and funny
Film (NETFLIX rules) August Rush is my new fave!!
Don't miss SAINT RALPH!! and Breakfast on Pluto!! and The History Boys!! C.R.A.Z.Y. and Tarnation!
MY FAVE LIST: Dead Poets Society, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Caddyshack, Meatballs, What About Bob, all L.O.T.R. films, all the Potter films, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Torch Song Trilogy, Eating Raoul, Velvet Goldmine, The Rutles, The Italian Job, Memento, Rocky Horror, The Last Waltz, Sordid Lives, most Warren Miller ski films, Napoleon Dynamite, Latter Days, Angels in America, Ma Vie en Rose, To Wong Foo, The Dreamers, Spiderman, Pirates of the Caribbean, Donnie Darko, The Producers, School of Rock, Breaking Away, Identity, Wizard of Loneliness, Secondhand Lions, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Trading Places, Pump Up the Volume, Blues Brothers, Apocalypse Now... STOP ME - way too many movies I liked!!! Suggestions?
TV (I watch too much and overuse the DVR)
Monk, W & G, 24, CSI, The Wire, Arrested Development, Simpsons, Daily Show, QAF, Kids in the Hall, 4400, Psych, Veronica Mars, Joan of Arcadia, MST3K...sad that most of these have been canceled.
Books literally insulate my world and home!
Michael Pollan is really good and I am currently reading In Defense of Food. Just finished The Omnivore's Dilemma, and have more of his books waiting in line from Amazon.
Anything by Robin Cook, Ken Follett, Robert Ludlum, Augusten Burroughs, Sebastion Junger... more to come as I walk around looking at the nooks and crannys. Currently enjoying The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr and,of course, The Revolution - A Manifesto by Ron Paul. Just finished Boy Meets Boy and Geography Club. Wish books like those were available when I was a kid!
A few artists from my iTunes library: Bob Dylan, The Byrds, Colbie Caillat, Coldplay, Danny Saucedo, David Bowie, David Grisman, Elton John, The Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie...
Alexander Rybak RULED the Eurovision Song Contest (The Europeans seem to take this very seriously!!)
Fav album: The Last Waltz (The Band);
Best concert ever: Rolling Thunder Revue:
Best fest: Philadelphia Folk Festival
Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams redefines cool.
Foods??? I love to cook and create interesting dishes from random ingredients. Not a fan of very spicy foods like some Indian, but willing to experiment. Am much more interested in organic gardening and non-industrial foods than I was a year ago.
My online life and technology
My outdoor activities
How uninformed and easily manipulated American voters generally are.
You are in Vermont and would like to hike or kayak (the eagle and ospreys are back on my lake) or SKI or bike.