Desert Island List: music without which, I could not live
- Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125, Leonard Bernstein and Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
- Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92, Georg Solti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra
- Mozart Requiem, KV 626 in D minor, Sir Neville Mariner and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
- The Clash "London Calling"
- The Police "Ghost in the Machine"
- The Pogues "Hell's Ditch"
- Dave Matthews Band "Under the Table and Dreaming"
- Vampire Weekend self-titled
My Heroes: people who perpetually inspire me
- Ecaterina Szabo (Romanian gymnast)
Pet Peeves: both grand scale and small aspects where I wish I could affect change
- cruelty, inhumanity, and apathy
- inadequate access to environmentally neutral products