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90′s SNL, Encyclopedia Brown, Laura Ingalls Wilder, the woolly mammoth / tiny hunter at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Sherlock Holmes stories on tape, The Three Investigators, the Great Brain series, Norman Rockwell, the sarcasm of Garfield, Calvin and Hobbes, Peanuts, Antony and the Johnstons, Wynton Marsalis Septet–In This House On This Morning, Anna Karenina, Wells Tower, The Moviegoer, Charlie Kaufman, Andy Kaufman, Li’l Orley tapes, Lorrie Moore, Speak, Memory and Lolita, Lonesome Dove, Midnight Vultures by Beck, Andre Dubus, Lawrence Weschler, Geoff Dyer, Fred Rogers, Conan O’Brien, Klimt, Simone Shubuck, Rauschenberg, Before Sunset more than Before Sunrise, Light Years by Salter, David Blaine, David Copperfield, That’s Incredible, Real People, TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes, the idea of magicians more than actual magicians, Rebecca Solnit’s The Field Guide to Getting Lost, George Saunders, Frederick Seidel, William Matthews, Philip Levine, Archie Ammons, Shel Silverstein, Free to Be You and Me, Roald Dahl, Over the Hills and Far Away, the last three minutes of Free Bird, Herzog and Seize the Day by Saul Bellow, Joe Theismann breaking his leg, disgusting pictures of mouth cancer in seventh grade, first Mardi Gras, Paul Bunyan tall tales, Bible for Kids picture books, I Served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, Alice Munro anything, Allen Gurganus’ White People, To the Lighthouse, Housekeeping and Gilead, The Human Stain and American Pastoral, the Sheltering Sky, Charming Billy, and Joe Frank’s radio stories. Nine Stories by Salinger, Jesus’ Son, The Boxcar Children, Presumed Innocent, Dubliners, The Phantom Toolbooth, The God of Small Things, Jimmy Corrigan: the Smartest Kid on Earth, So Long See You Tomorrow (oh man), Psycho, the book Very Special People, My Dinner with Andre, More Than Words by Extreme, Angel by Aerosmith, Nothing Compares to U Sinead O’Connor version, Tony Robbins tapes, Unsolved Mysteries/Stranger Than Fiction paperbacks, The Chocolate War series, Presidential trivia, the Bible: prodigal son story, Jesus in the desert with the devil story, Tomas Transtromer, Bjork, Philip Larkin, Twin Peaks Season 1, the artist who came to talk at Tulane and stood in front of the lecturn for two minutes in silence, Sam Harris, Gillian Welch, the long tax auditor coming-of-age section in the Pale King.

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