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My tastes in..




Movies






Schindler's List
Empire Records
The Remains of the Day
Silence of the Lambs
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (and other Monty Python productions)
High Fidelity
Bridget Jones's Diary
Breakfast at Tiffany's
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Sling Blade
Fight Club
KEVIN SMITH MOVIES!
American Beauty
A Clockwork Orange
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Shining (Kubrick's)
South Park
Forrest Gump
Of Mice and Men (new one)
The Thomas Crown Affair
Lilo and Stitch
Office Space
American Pie (1 & 2)
Road Trip
Moulin Rouge
West Side Story
The Godfather
Tombstone
The Basketball Diaries
Death to Smoochy
Life As A House
Star Wars.. I've finally gone over to the dark side
Memento
Reach the Rock (WOW! I didn't know John Hughes was involved in some of my favorite movies...)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Lotsa old school Steve Martin/John Candy/Eddie Murphy type films, love 'em
Multiplicity, Gung Ho, Batman (first one), other Michael Keaton stuff
John Cusack films
Good Will Hunting
Dead Poets Society
The War
JFK
Waking Life
Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez films
Guy Ritchie films
Run Lola Run
Magnolia
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Red Dragon
Requiem for a Dream
The Breakfast Club
Big Fish
Sleeping Beauty
Nightmare Before Christmas
Four Rooms
Pulp Fiction
Bubba Ho-Tep
American Psycho
Love Actually
Billy Elliot
About A Boy
The English Patient
Spirited Away
Castle in the Sky
Princess Mononoke

Music




"If music be the food of love, play on." Ahh, music. This, I can dig. I'm a big music fan; hardly surprising, as I grew up in a family of musically inclined people. I like all music, and by that I don't mean that I listen to alternative rock, rap, and country. I listen to everything, from opera, jazz, and classical to classic rock and hippie music to bluegrass. I listen to alternative rock and acid jazz and I even like techno.. I don't really like rap, country, or pop music all that much.

Some music I like:
The Beatles
REM
Bob Dylan
Led Zeppelin
Eric Clapton
CCR
Pink Floyd
James Taylor
Jason Mraz!! (Check this dude out; I've seen him in concert four times, he's great!)
Dave Matthews Band
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Elton John
Teri Thornton & other female jazz vocalists
Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
Cake
Third Eye Blind
Gillian Welch
Pine Valley Cosmonauts
Live
David Usher (NOT Usher as in, "U Got it Bad")
Jimi Hendrix
Rufus Wainright
Sondre Lerche
Sean Watkins
Michael Buble
Dust Brothers
Covenant
Concrete Blonde
Nine Inch Nails
various dance/techno and goth/industrial
Evanescence
The Cure
The Sex Pistols
The Ramones
The Dead Kennedys
various 70's and 80's punk
various hits of the 80's
Whatever you're selling, I'll probably like it.. try me. I have lots of fucking music.



Good Reading!




My book list sucks, I can never keep track of what I've been reading.

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The World According to Garp and The Fourth Hand by John Irving
On the Road and Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
Anything by Anais Nin, she writes the best erotica
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Me Talk Pretty One Day, et al., by David Sedaris (great light reading!)
High Fidelity and About A Boy by Nick Hornby, who's turning out to be quite an enjoyable writer
Harry Potter!
The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger, and anything else by Salinger
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Lolita by Nabokov (not for the easily offended)
The Robot Series by Isaac Asimov
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
Shakespeare's comedies
Assorted things by Stephen King:
It
The Stand -- do yourself a favor and get the unabridged version
Rose Madder and Dolores Claiborne for the women -- I don't think men would enjoy these. (Don't bother with Gerald's Game, it wasn't that good.)
Hearts in Atlantis and Different Seasons -- very good collections of novellas
The Dark Tower Series has my recommendation!
The short stories are good, particularly in Nightmares and Dreamscapes
If you saw the movie Carrie, read the book too
The Green Mile series was excellent -- read it as a series, buy them one at a time

1984 was excellent
Most anything by Ray Bradbury is good
Prodigal Summer, Bean Trees, Pigs in Heaven all by Barbara Kingsolver
Cranberry Queen by (I think) Kathleen DeMarco
Of Mice and Men and Winter of our Discontent by Steinbeck
The Tale of Genji
poets! I am fond of the beat poets (Jim Carroll in particular) and the Romantic/Victorian era poets. Pablo Neruda comes highly recommended from me. I also recommend T.S. Eliot.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Anything by Carl Hiaasen
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
nearly anything by Nick Hornby
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
Fight Club, Choke, Survivor, and Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk
Love in the Asylum by Lisa Carey
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and its sequel (although not as good) Bad Grass Never Dies by Chuck Barris
Good Omens by Gaiman/Pratchett
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
The Hitchhiker series by Douglas Adams
American Gods by Neil Gaiman



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