"Since I'm getting old, I'll do it in phases:
High School: The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald (although when I was actually in high school, it was Ethan Frome by Wharton)
Undergrad: The Sound and the Fury by Faulkner (with The Things They…"
"I don't think this is unusual at all. I'm a little far removed from this these days, but when I was younger, my first real kiss happened when I was 17 and when I started college, I was more interested in hanging out with good friends…"
"I just recently started reading "Incredibly Loud and Extremely Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer and "Wildwood" by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis. Both of them are pretty excellent so far (I'm about 100 pages into…"
"That is awesome. The question game is brilliant.
I've always been a big fan of Hamlet. The character of Hamlet is just superb. The descent of the character from faked madness to real madness is some of Shakespeare's best…"
"I don't read as many plays as I probably should, but when I do, I really enjoy them. Picking a favorite play is so tough! I feel like it needs to be broken down into Shakespeare and other plays! :P
My favorite of all time is…"
"I agree on all accounts and would add one additional contender, the vashta nerada.
The Empty Child is probably creepier (I don't scare easy, until whatever is doing the scaring is a child, then I'm done for), but I think a lot of…"
A socially awkward poet with dreams to change the world.
I try to write, which sometimes works and sometimes fails. I hang out with other writers and talk about writing and faith and food and everything. And I like to sit on my porch and look at stars and such.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Books: The Great Gatsby, The Endarkenment, Slaughterhouse Five, Paper Towns, The Irresistible Revolution, The Tormented Mirror, Ender's Game, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Velvet Elvis, Harry Potter, Perdid Street Station, Neuromancer, The City of Ember, The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, Steampunk (edited by Jeff Vandermeer).
Music: Neutral Milk Hotel, The Hold Steady, The Mountain Goats, Abney Park, The Clockwork Quartet, The Decemberists. You can probably guess the rest!
Movies: Everything is Illuminated, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Stranger than Fiction, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, Garden State.
TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother, Doctor Who, Monk, The Big Bang Theory, Rosanne, Dexter, Californication.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
A hat knitted by hand in the Andes or a fedora.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
Does sitting by a nice cozy fire, with a cup of hot tea/chocolate, and a book you can read for hours even when your eyes grow red and dry and you look sort of scary sitting there with your insomniac appearance? Then you fit this category perfectly! You love the power of the written word and it's eloquence; and you may like to read/write poetry or novels. You contribute to the smart people of today's society, however you can probably be overly-critical of works. It's okay. I understand.
awh dude i have wanted to see mewithoutYou live and meet them for ages but they have not been over to the UK in ages and i'm pretty sure there is zero chance of a irish show so i'd have to fly to the uk to see em. it's really cool you got to meet em all, phillie really does seem to have a lot of people who are doin very kingdom minded stuff there atm, must be pretty awesome, this reminds me i never did get around to finishing jesus for president on audio book.. i am doin the 100 books in a year challenge in your opinion does an audio book count? haha.