Music: Cécile McLorin Salvant's Dreams and Daggers recorded live at The Village Vanguard
Book: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Food: Via Carota ii the West Village; the Via Carota Svizzerina Chopped steak
People: Mom & Dad
Misc: Nebbiolo red wine and “when Roger Federer lays into a clean forehand winner”
Food: Tahdig which is essentially the burned rice on the bottom of the pan “Persian food is the best food in the world”
Music: Radiohead especially The Bends
Book: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Misc: “Always say YES and figure it out later”
Food: J: Pepperoni Pizza in NJ or from Pizzeria Da Gino in Turin, Italy and W: sushi and chicken with rice gravy and cold applesauce w/ a glass of milk
Person: W: "my shrink Nancy" and J: "wife’s father Johnny"
Misc: J: "Break up Sweatpants" from Michael & Michael Have Issues
and W: dogs
Music: Old school techno guy
Food: Ethiopian food
Person: Patricia Horoho the Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army and the first woman and first nurse to serve as the Army's Surgeon General
Music: The Beatles White Album and anything by Sufjan Stevens
Food: "Mom’s Eggplant Parmesan Roll"
Book: On Tyranny Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder and Shel Silverstein's poetry
Tv: The Crown
Misc: Aromatherapy, in particular the Saje Natural Wellness in New York City
Music: The Rat Pack "anything with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin"
Food: Pizza especially Two Boots after a show with a glass of wine
Film: Wes Anderson
Misc: "Time off after a great week of performances because I feel like I’ve earned it"
Books: The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald and Geoff Dyer’s book Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush
Food: Mister Softee with rainbow sprinkles
Music: Sirus XM Showtunes channel and Georges Brassens
Films: Wonder Woman and Interstellar
Misc: Ride Metro North’s Hudson Line for the beautiful view