This list is far from exhaustive, and isn't even all that
representative of my "favorites". It just happens to be a
collection of some of the stuff that I really like that happened to
be salient at the time.
I read a lot.
I've loved Neil Stephenson's Baroque Cycle, The illumanatus
trillogy, Stranger in a Strange Land, The Power Makers, The Army of
the Potomac, Charlotte Temple, The Kingkiller Chronicles, A Game of
Thrones, Snowcrash, Neuromancer, Fight Club, anything by Richard
Dawkins, Ray Kurtzweil, or Cory Doctorow. Breakfast of Champions,
The Road, On the Road, House of Seven Gables, Walden Pond, Kafka,
Ralph Waldo Emmerson, H.P. Lovecraft, Ken Follet.
I like movies. Pretty much all of them. I've been watching more
comedies than anything else lately.
Some of my favorites: Eternal Sunshine, Amelie, Alfred Hitchcock,
THX1148, Logans Run, Gattica, Being John Malkovitch, The Audition,
Event Horizon, Cube, Pi, Thor, zombie movies, monster moves, I'll
watch pretty much any sci fi flick that comes out, superhero movies
are a big weakness too.
TV- , Breaking Bad, Castle, Misfits, Modern Family, Community,
Firefly, Buffy, Star Trek (older ones), Clone Wars, Horders,
Nightmare Kitchen, Master Chef, Iron Chef, Anthony Bordaine, Man V
Food, Bones, Chuck, ect.
I'm also pretty into music.
I like electronic music (I'm a very amateur DJ) , gypsy punk, the
accordion, female vocalists, and piles of other stuff.
Glitchmob, Mstrkraft, Tegan & Sarah, The Clash, London Below,
Stolen babies, The Shantyannes, The Decemberists, The Submarines,
Gogol Bordelo, devotchka, David Bowie, NIN, Tiesto, Yelle, Regina
Spekter, Kate Nash, Lilly Alen, Yael Naim, La Roux, The Bird and
The Bee, Novelle Vauge, Massive Attack, Skrillix, Kaskade, Ooah,
Bassnectar, An-ten-aeh, MC Frontalot, Mc Chris, Optimus Rhymes,