Dr. J’s Favorites

Dr. J and ChewyInterests: Picking up Legos off the carpet, enjoying and loving my children, Playing my saxophones (both jazz and classical (when I have the time); Listening to tunes; cheering for the NY Yankess; Wishing bad things to happen to the Red Sox; disliking the Red Sox; baseball; hockey (Islanders fan); thinking about politics and philosophy; thinking and devising movie treatments

Favorite Music: Jazz in general (too many names/groups to mention but I should like John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker); Stevie Wonder; Meshell Ndegeocello; Brand New Heavies; 4hero; Metallica; Steve Coleman and 5 Elements, Zero 7, Jamiroquai,  Jill Scott, The Rebirth, Radiohead

Favorite TV Shows: LOST; Simpsons; Arrested Development; Seinfeld, Freaks and Geeks; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Family Guy; Molto Mario; Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Sports Center

Favorite Movies: Too many to name; but here are a few off of the top of my head: Godfather I and II; Goodfellas; Star Wars; Annie Hall; Bananas; Love and Death; Shawshank Redemption; Blues Brothers; Cannonball Run; Anchorman; Silence of the Lambs; Planet of the Apes (original, of course), Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Ghost World

Favorite Books: Too many to list; but to name a few: Man’s Fate (Andre Malraux); Bread and Wine (Ignazio Silone); Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood); Three Lives (Gertrude Stein); Almost anything by Doris Lessing and bell hooks; Moby Dick (Herman Melville)

Favorite Quotes: “Be careful” – Frederick Jagemann (my father, the philosopher)

“80% of success is showing up” – Woody Allen

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