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My Favorite Movies:

  1. Magnolia
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. All the Real Girls
  4. There Will Be Blood
  5. Bleu
  6. Sweet and Lowdown
  7. The Family Man
  8. The Big Lebowski
  9. Cast Away
  10. Unbreakable

[On the Bubble: Gattaca, Big Fish, Jerry Maguire.] I wish there were more critically respectable films on this list, but it is what I like and I can defend the hell out of these films.

[I filled out a longer movie questionnaire found here]

My Favorite Bands:

  1. Radiohead
  2. The Veils
  3. Sigur Ros
  4. The Flaming Lips
  5. Explosions in the Sky
  6. K-os
  7. Aimee Mann
  8. Godspeed! You Black Emperors/ A Silver Mt. Zion
  9. Andrew Bird
  10. Neutral Milk Hotel

Recent favorites: The National, The New Pornographers, Band of Horses,

Older favorites: Remy Zero, Our Lady Peace, Guster, Jimmy Eat World

Favorite Poets (I rank only the dead b/c the living are still working):

  1. E. E. Cummings
  2. Robert Frost
  3. Maria Rainer Rilke
  4. Pablo Neruda
  5. Wallace Stevens
  6. Robert Creeley
  7. Walt Whitman
  8. W. H. Auden
  9. Odysseus Elytis
  10. Robert Lax

I ranked my Top Ten Books from both Modern and Dead Poets.

Follow me on the Twittah

  • Youngest son's soccer team kicks more goals than the other team. Still loses. 1 week ago
  • Hey buddy, nice purse. Yeah I know it's a baby bjorn & that you're an amazing dad, but the thing is you'll never catch me in that thing. 1 week ago
  • To forestall my midlife crisis, my wife is allowing me to put a racers stripe on the mini van. 1 week ago
  • I don't care if you think I'm crude & sexist, if I see you with two large coffee mugs and you're my wife I'm going to say, "Hey, nice mugs." 1 week ago
  • My wife gets me sexy undies cause she likes me to dance for- oh here she is. She's shaking her head and laughing. Oh. 1 week ago

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