Cain Baum

Books:

  • Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
  • The Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (currently reading)
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Middle Passage by Charles R. Johnson
  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • The Tale of the Heike
  • BFG by Roald Dahl
  • Nine Stories by J.D. Sallinger
  • The Plague by Albert Camus 

Movies:

  • Cool Runnings
  • Interstellar 
  • Ex Machina
  • Crooklyn
  • Lion King
  • Mad Max 
  • The Big Lebowski
  • A Christmas Story
  • Black Panther
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Nutty Professor 

Albums:

  • Rastaman Vibration by Bob Marley 
  • My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
  • Break it Yourself by Andrew Bird
  • Wave Like Home by Future Islands 
  • Where We All Belong by The Marshall Tucker Band
  • Chulahoma by The Black Keys 
  • Aquemini by Outkast
  • Déjà Vu by CSNY
  • Lemonade by Beyonce 
  • Golden Hits by The Drifters

Chicago:

  • 49th Street Beach
  • Dan Ryan Woods 
  • Top Notch Beefburgers 
  • George Blossum House (Grandma’s)
  • South Shore Country Club Golf Course
  • Garfield Park Conservatory
  • Jimmy’s or Woodlawn Tap
  • The Cove
  • Comiskey Park
  • Harbee’s smoking section

Artists:

  • Alice Shaddle Baum (Grandma)
  • Karl Wirsum
  • Ray Yoshida  
  • H.C.Westermann
  • Roger Brown
  • Jefferson Pinder
  • Isabel Barbuzza
  • Fred Berger
  • Miji Shin
  • Christina Ramberg