Tim F

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Introduction Author of books about Radiohead, Leonard Cohen and The Noughties, plus odds and sods for The Guardian, Mojo, Time Out, Prospect, BBC, CNN and more. Done some telly and radio, too. You can reach me at timfootman (AT) gmail.com or follow me on BlueSky, Instagram or academia.edu.
Interests words, music, art, cinema, food, footnotes
Favorite Movies Casablanca, A Bout De Souffle, Some Like It Hot, Brazil, Festen, Kind Hearts And Coronets, Tampopo, A Matter Of Life And Death, The Elephant Man, Les Vacances de M. Hulot, Last Night, Brief Encounter, Tokyo Drifter, All That Jazz, Freaks, Spellbound, Persepolis, Ikiru, The Saddest Music in the World, Delicatessen
Favorite Music The Velvet Underground, The Beach Boys, JS Bach, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Aretha Franklin, Gavin Bryars, Burial, Otoboke Beaver
Favorite Books Haruki Murakami, Evelyn Waugh, David Mitchell, Kazuo Ishiguro, James Joyce, Angela Carter, Jean Baudrillard, Albert Camus, Graham Greene, Thomas Hardy, T.S. Eliot, Adrian Henri, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Paul Morley, Jonathan Coe, Emily Brontë, Ernest Hemingway, Amélie Nothomb, Greil Marcus, Italo Calvino, Tom Stoppard, Frédéric Beigbeder, Roland Barthes, L. du Garde Peach, Marie Darieussecq, Gary Shteyngart

Why does the taste of pennies remind you of losing a tooth?

You're still generating these asinine questions after all these years?