greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,
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Boredom, Idle Hands, Meme

I just snurched this from the_urban_monk. I've also ommitted the negative categories, for more or less the same reason he did. I did keep the "worst movies" category. I cannot presently explain this inconsistancy...

List ten favorite novelists:

1) Gregory Maguire
2) Shirley Jackson
3) John Steinbeck
4) William Kennedy
5) Neil Gaiman
6) Thomas Pynchon
7) Ray Bradbury
8) Mark Helprin
9) Peter Straub
10) Ursula K. LeGuin

List ten favorite nonfiction authors:

1) Richard Ellis
2) Charles Fort
3) Stephen Jay Gould
4) David J. Skal
5) Carl Sagan
6) Joseph Campbell
7) Harlan Ellison
8) R. F. Foster
9) Pat Shipman
10) Adrian Desmond

List ten favorite poets:

1) William Butler Yeats
2) T.S. Eliot
3) Matthew Arnold
4) Sylvia Plath
5) James Dickey
6) Dorothy Parker
7) Emily Dickinson
8) Anne Sexton
9) William Blake
10) Ovid

List ten favorite movies:

1) Key Largo
2) Lawrence of Arabia
3) Blade Runner
4) Dark City
5) Casablanca
6) Citizen Kane
7) The Lord of the Rings (dir. Jackson)
8) The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
9) Alien
10) Apocalypse Now Redux

List five worst movies:

1) Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
2) Saving Private Ryan
3) Pearl Harbor
4) Mortal Combat II
5) Waterworld

List ten favorite musical artists/groups:

1) The Dresden Dolls
2) The Decemberists
3) Pink Floyd/David Gilmour
4) VNV Nation
5) Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
6) Radiohead
7) The Cure
8) David Bowie
9) Moby
10) P. J. Harvey

List ten favorite magazines (I have only seven):

1) Game Informer
2) Wired
3) National Geographic
4) Popular Science
5) Scientific American
6) Gothic Beauty (bite me)
7) The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

List ten favorite TV shows:

1) Farscape (duh)
2) The Sopranos
3) Deadwood
4) X-Play
5) Battlestar Galactica (new series)
6) Dead Like Me
7) Firefly
8) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
9) Barney Miller
10. Taxi
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