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Books: Fiction - Neil Gaiman, John Updike, Douglas Adams, Ray
Non-fiction - Blink and Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. Walter
Isaacson's biographies of Ben Franklin, Einstein, and Steve Jobs.
(Isaacson is a crazy good biographer. Dude could write a biography
of a chair and I would read it.) I like biographies. Others I've
really enjoyed: Steve Martin, Bob Newheart, Andy Kaufman, Tina Fey,
Don Rickles. Currently reading Elon Musk's. Childhood favorites
include The Rats of Nimh and the Hank the Cowdog series.
Movies: Heavyweights, The Royal Tenenbaums, Almost Famous, The
Emperor's New Groove, Up, Office Space, Stranger than Fiction, The
Princess Bride, The Terminal, The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old
Men, The Departed, The Godfather (I & II), Dead Poets Society,
City of God, The Odd Couple, True Romance, Bad News Bears, Elf, Man
on the Moon, Army of Darkness, Airplane!, Labyrinth, Cool Hand
Luke, Good Night and Good Luck, The Great Escape, Blues
Shows: Seinfeld, Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, MST3K,
Parks and Rec, 30 Rock, Boy Meets World, Phineas and Ferb, Space
Ghost Coast to Coast, Freakazoid, Looney Tunes, Batman: the
Animated Series, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Twin Peaks, The Wire,
Sherlock, House, The Newsroom, Silicon Valley, Brooklyn Nine-Nine,
Broad City, Suits, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Comedy Bang!
Music: Ben Folds/Ben Folds Five, The Beatles, Queen, Nickel Creek,
Death Cab for Cutie, Andrew Bird, Guster, The Format, Elliott
Smith, Jimmy Eat World, They Might Be Giants, Punch Brothers,
Weezer (Blue Album and Pinkerton only), Pain (the ska band), Gomez,
Third Eye Blind, Ozma, Motion City Soundtrack, Saves the Day,
Miniature Tigers, The Get Up Kids, Margot & the Nuclear So
& So's, Belle & Sebastian, The Killers, Jack's Mannequin,
Violent Femmes, Sam Cooke, Billy Joel, Simon and Garfunkel, The
Kinks, Rolling Stones, The Who, CCR
Food: I'm a picky eater, but I'll try anything once.