The Brothers Karamazov, Jude The Obscure, Sons & Lovers, Don Quixote, The Idiot, Lost Illusions, Dead Souls, Me Talk Pretty Every Day, The Interpretation of Dreams, Plato's The Republic
Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Wire, LOST, Louie, Curb, Rescue Me, 24, Seinfeld, (24 is a ridiculous guilty pleasure, I always know Jack will save the day but always forget the details, which means it will be re-watchable forever. Recently, Mr. Robot and The Night Of.
Extremely pretentious list of films I love: (with also a dash of low brow horror)
Mouchette, Pierrot Le Fou, Contempt, Stolen Kisses, Gummo, Fitzcarralldo, Videodrome, Following, Vertigo, Pickpocket, My Night at Maud's, Let The Right One In, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Cure, Cache, Funny Games, Stalker, Solaris, The Shining, Jules et Jim, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, La Collectionneuse, Le Bonheur, Les Biches, The Passion of Joan the Arc, Le Feu Follet, The Breakfast Club, Breathless, Sansho the Bailiff, Battle Royale, Ichi the Killer, Orpheus, Pumping Iron, Fast Cheap & Out of Control, Woman In the Dunes, Ikuru, Au Revoir Les Enfants, Tokyo Sonata, Le Samourai, Le Trou, An Autumn Afternoon, Cleo from 5 to 8, Orpheus, Harakiri, Raise The Red Lantern, Ordet, Hostel, Gertrude, Shivers, In A Year of 13 Moons, The Wrestler
Hip-Hop from 88-96 (The Golden Age), Del, Souls, Big L, Biggie, Tupac, Tribe, Black Sheep, De La, Leaders, UMC's, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Casual, Kraftwerk, Chubb Rock, Brand Nubian, Juggaknots, Joey Bada$$, etc.
Ssam Bar, Lan Sheng, Mission Chinese, Soto, Cookshop, Shuko, Estella, Della 'Anima, Ma Peche, Danji, Charlie Bird, Cornerstone Grill (best ghetto dirty-ass fried chicken in NYC) Roberta's, Castro on Myrtle Avenue (reference point east coast Mexican). Union Square Farmer's Market.
granny smith apples
glasses (eye kind and wine kind; is that two things?)
Also I am 42, and look 35ish I've been told, but since I turned the big 40, life has changed on OK Cupid (not for the better) so have 39 in there for search purposes.
Oh, and if you don't like or are allergic to cats it might be an issue. Had cats for 25 years. Have two rescue brother cats now. They are part of the package. They will make you laugh. Or sneeze.