2007 Winners Unleashed
Ted Royer, ECD, Droga5
Books God is Not Great, Christopher Hitchens; The Man Who Saved Britain, Simon Winder; Empires on the Pacific, Robert Smith Thompson; Rat Pack Confidential, Shawn Levy
Movies Windy City Heat
TV The Soup; Peep Show
Music Animal Collective; The Bees; Dr. Dog
Books The End of Poverty, Jonathan Sachs; The Ascent of Everest, Sir John Hunt; God Is Not Great, Christopher Hitchens; District & Circle, Seamus Heaney; The Monk, Matthew Lewis
Movies The Lives of Others; Borat; Once; This is England; Sicko
Music "On Call," The Kings of Leon; "It's Not Over Yet," Klaxons; "Trouble," Cat Stevens; "The Ship Song," Nick Cave; "Cell Phone's Dead," Beck
Books What is the What, Dave Eggers;Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, Marc Weissbluth
Movies The Lives of Others; No Country for Old Men; King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
Music Leaves in the River, Sea Wolf; Neon Bible, Arcade Fire
Cam Blackley, Senior AD, Droga5
Books The Guinness Book of Records; The Kite Runner, Khalen Hosseini; No Country for Old Men, Corman McCarthy; Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss; The Droga5 Manual
Movies King of Kong; Sicko; Blades of Glory; 300; The Bourne Ultimatum
Music "The Child," Alex Gopher; "Faithful," Phantom; "He Comes," ft. Ghost Face, De La Soul; "Daylight," Kenna; "Crispy Bacon," Laurent Garnier
Matty Burton, AD, Droga5
Books Richard Misrach: On the Beach, Richard Misrach; M is for Metal, Paul McNeil; Refill Issue 7, Luca Ionescu; Should You Be Laughing at This, Hugleikur Dagsson; The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins
Movies Control, Anton Corbijn; I'm Not There, Todd Haynes; Grindhouse, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarrantino; Blades of Glory, Josh Gordon and Will Speck; King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, Seth Gordon
Music "Descend," New Young Pony Club; "Girls in Hats," The Loose Cannons; "Let's Dance," The Futureheads; "Little One," Fat Freddy's Drop; "Seaside," The Kooks
Music Icky Thump, White Stripes; Anthony & The Johnsons
Book Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini; Imperium and The Ghost, Robert Harris; The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn and Hal Iggulden
Videogame Fifa 07
Film No Country for Old Men was the most perfectly put together film I have seen in years.
TV Mighty Boosh, State of Play, Dexter, Californication, Extras and Prime Minister's Question Time
Music Boxer, The National
Book The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Videogame Wii Golf...I'm a shite videogamer.
Screen No Country for Old Men, Lust Caution
Others Seeing Tom Waits play live for the first time....astounding; Osteria La Buca in Los Angeles
Music Neon Bible, Arcade Fire
Book Building The Green Economy, Jason Mark, Kevin Danaher, & Shannon Biggs
Movie The Lives of Others
Allison Kunzman, EP, Smuggler
Music Band of Horses; Midlake; latest Radiohead; Peter Yorn; My Morning Jacket; Once soundtrack
Book Secret Lives of Bees
Screen, etc. Lives of Others; the Martin Puryear exhibit at MOMA
Music Can't stop listening to "The Godfather's Tarantella."
Online The sad reality is that I divide my cybertime between the MLS and various gambling sites.
Screen Big fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm and everything with robots. Also rediscovered Mars Attacks!
Music Our Ill Wills, The Shout Out Louds; Who Am I, Cormega; Ultimate Alternative Wavers, Built to Spill
Book Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar
Videogame Halo 3
Screen 30 Rock; Beef: The Series; Life of Ryan
Happy, Directors, Smuggler
Music Alive, Daft Punk; Sound of Silver, LCD Soundsystem; Global Underground, Adam Freeland
Books Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro; Whatever You Think, Think The Opposite, Paul Arden; Notorious C.O.P., Matt Deihl and Derrick Parker; Slash, Anthony Bozza
Online Pitchfork.com; creativity-online.com; TheDailySwarm.com
Screen No Country For Old Men, The Coen Bros.; Deathproof, Quentin Tarantino; Control, Anton Corbijn
Music The dusty groove re-release of Jorge Bens' Forca Bruta; Western Exterminator, RTX; Don Quite, Blood Music
Online YouTube is a solid source for inspiration; Technoviking is on high rotation right now.
Screen Darling, great Swedish film made by a Johan Kling
Music "Real Talk," R. Kelly; "Paper Planes," M.I.A.; LCD Soundsystem!!
Online garfieldvariations.com; fatalfarm.com
Screen I watched all The Sopranos from the beginning; The Wire; No Country for Old Men; Grindhouse Zodiac; Superbad
Nick Law, CCO, NA, R/GA
Books London: The Biography, Peter Ackroyd; The Areas of My Expertise, John Hodgman; The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age, Sven Birkerts; Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America, David Hackett Fischer; The World Without Us, Alan Weisman
Films The Last King of Scotland; The Lives of Others; Children of Men; Mansfield Park; Ratatouille
Music San Antonio Rose, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys; Parklife, Blur; J.S. Bach's Matthaus-Passion, Herbert Von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic; Walking After Midnight, Patsy Cline; Human Frailty, Hunters and Collectors
Kris Kiger, SVP, MD, Visual Design, R/GA
Books The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age, Sven Birkets; The World is Flat, Thomas Friedman; About Alice, Calvin Trillin;
Everyman, Phillip Roth; The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
Films When the Levees Broke; Helvetica; Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush; Sicko; The Last King of Scotland
Music "My Moon, My Man," Feist; Back to Black, Amy Winehouse; "1000 Ways," Zap Mama; "Nobody's Baby," Sharon Jones; "No One," Alicia Keys; Common, Talib Kweli
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