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My Favorite Things


 

Here are lists of some—though certainly not all—of the

movies, books, albums, & TV shows that I love.

 

FAVORITE MOVIES

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Vertigo

Lawrence of Arabia

8 1/2

Ran

Yojimbo

L’Avventura

My Night at Maud’s

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Harakiri

The Manchurian Candidate

Chinatown

The Godfather Parts 1 & 2

Apocalypse Now

The Shining

Barton Fink

Bladerunner

Pulp Fiction

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

The Pianist

The New World

Amelie

In the Mood For Love

Poetry

The Prophet

A Separation

 

FAVORITE BOOKS

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The Magus by John Fowles

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Open Secrets by Alice Munro

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

Persuasion by Jane Austen

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

The Maltese Falcon by Dashielle Hammett

The Secret History by Donna Tart

Double Indemnity by James Cain

 

FAVORITE ALBUMS

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Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys

The White Album, The Beatles

Disintegration, The Cure

The Best of Patsy Cline

The Best of Xavier Cugat

The Very Best of Barry White

Rio, Duran Duran

The Joshua Tree, U2

Violator, Depeche Mode

Faith, George Michael

Experience, The Prodigy

Republic, New Order

Walking Wounded, Everything But the Girl

Insides, Orbital

Very, Pet Shops Boys

Richard D. James, Aphex Twin

Dummy, Portishead

Homework, Daft Punk

Moon Safari, Air

The Soft Bulletin, The Flaming Lips

The Private Press, DJ Shadow

Dig Your Own Hole, The Chemical Brothers

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill

The Mirror Conspiracy, Thievery Corporation

This Is It, The Strokes

Turn On The Bright Lights, Interpol

Funeral, Arcade Fire

Kid A, Radiohead

In Rainbows, Radiohead

Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes

Teen Dreams, Beach House

The K&D Sessions, Kruder & Dorfmeister

A Grand Love Story, Kid Loco

Fox Confessor Brings the Flood, Neko Case

xx, The xx

My Maudlin Career, Camera Obscura

808s & Heartbreak, Kanye West

Begone Dull Care, Junior Boys

Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend

good kid, m.A.A.d. city, Kendrick Lamar

Currents, Tame Impala

 

FAVORITE TV SHOWS

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The Sopranos

Breaking Bad

Game of Thrones

Mad Men

Deadwood

The Wire

Transparent

Mr. Robot

Rectify

Seinfeld

Louis

Community

Southpark

Archer

Key & Peele

Veep

The Daily Show

The Colbert Report

Last Week Tonight

Survivor

The Amazing Race

Top Chef