Tuesday, March 24, 2009

A Summary of Recent Consumption

Literary diet:
"Levittown" by David Kushner
"Other Voices, Other Rooms" by Truman Capote
"Boyhood" by J.M. Coetzee
"The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" by John le Carre
"The Sirens of Titan" by Kurt Vonnegut

Film diet:
"Coraline" (in 3-D, of course)
"Mildred Pierce"
"Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired"
"Revolutionary Road"
"We Are Wizards"

Audio diet:
NPR's Planet Money
This American Life (archived episodes from the 90s, too)
An overwhelming backlog of Fresh Air interviews
David Bowie Live
Purchased concert tickets for Ratatat, X, Dead Milkmen, The Damned

Tummy diet:
Vanessa's Dumplings (NYC)
Burger Shoppe (NYC)
The Bean (NYC)
Epic brunch experiences, including Essex and Curly's (NYC) and Brail's (Ore.)
Wandering Goat Coffee (Ore.)
Steelhead Brewpub (Ore.)
The Vintage (Ore.)
Sweet Life (Ore.)