Observing Alex

Casually organized thoughts

Good stuff

🎶 Music

All-time favorites

Vampire Weekend, The Beatles, The Shins, Hippo Campus, Nirvana, The Lumineers, Sublime, Real Estate, Green Day, Third Eye Blind, Of Monsters and Men, Fleet Foxes, Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan

📖 Books

  • On Revolution by Hannah Arendt
  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Leaving Microsoft to Change the World by John Wood
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • There, There by Tommy Orange

📄 Essays

🍿 Movies

Superbad, Good Will Hunting, Deadpool, Garden State, The Art of Getting By, The Internship, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Good Boys

📺 TV Shows

  • Silicon Valley
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • 30 Rock
  • South Park

☕️ Coffeehouses

  • Saint Frank – 2340 Polk St, San Francisco, CA
  • The Rye Berry – 37 Lebanon St, Hamilton, NY
  • DI Coffee Bar – 214 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL
  • Anchorhead Coffee – 1600 7th Ave, Seattle, WA
  • Kaffibrennslan – Laugavegur 21, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Crew Collective & Café – 360 St-Jacques St, Montreal, QC
  • The Center SF – 548 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA
  • Tamper Cafe – 340 Boston Ave, Medford, MA

And any Blue Bottle Coffee.

🎉 Other Things