“Do you listen to music while reading? Does this change if you’re reading in or out of your house? Do you have a preference of music for such occasions?”
It’s seldom that I don’t have music playing at home, even if only in the background. Celtic, folk, classical, opera, and Anthony Stewart Head’s ambiance-electronica album are my usual reading and writing soundtracks. For that thing called housework it’s commonly Nightwish, Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, Beethoven, and Vivaldi.
On another note, I occasionally glanced at the Emmys last night because with Neil Patrick Harris hosting there was bound to be a spiel involving Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along-Blog. I was not disappointed. Plus, Joss Whedon’s web-aired musical won an Emmy in the Short-format Live-action Entertainment category. Shiny!
“This is our small proof not only that things can be done differently in this business, but that the greatest expression of rebellion is joy.” ~Joss Whedon
Dr. Horrible interrupts the Emmys:
Short but sweet acceptance: