Newly released video gives a look inside the Bridgeport, Conn., apartment of Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has been arrested on charges of trying to detonate a car bomb in Times Square.
After the FBI finished hauling away critical evidence at the apartment, including chemical fertilizer and fireworks, the landlord allowed NY Post photographer Robert Kalfus to go inside.
A well-tended plant stood in a clean, bare kitchen -- potatoes piled neatly and aluminum foil lining the stove.
Shahzad seems to have led a spartan existence. There was an air mattress on the floor in the bedroom, a black folding chair, and an English language copy of the Koran on display in a hanging shoe bag in the closet.
His indulgences were apparently few. They included a weight bench and a DVD of George Clooneys latest hit movie, "Up in the Air." There was milk in the refrigerator and Oreo cookies in the cupboard, and empty bottles of Gatorade.
The touch that is perhaps most surprising from the man who allegedly tried to set off a fireball in Times Square was Shahzad's painter's studio. He had professional paints and an empty easel.
FBI agents took away a painting of a mosque and a tree, according to an inventory of seized items that was left behind in the apartment.
Shahzad has been talking with federal agents almost since the moment of his arrest. He reportedly asked them, "What took you so long?" when they showed up Monday night on the airplane he had hoped would let him flee the country.
Authorities tell ABC News he has provided a variety of motives for his mission-that he was angry over friends killed in Pakistan by CIA missile strikes, that his personal life was in crisis -- even making a claim, according to one source, that he acted under duress-and agreed to carry out the attack only because he feared harm would come to his family back in Pakistan if he did not.
Authorities are skeptical, of that, but also point out that he did not plan to take his own life, he ran away from the scene, and he made a series of bumbling errors that prevented the bomb from going off and allowed the fbi to track him down.