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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.
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, 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 Brothers
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, Breaking Bad, Mad
Men, Twin Peaks, The Wire, Sherlock, House, The Newsroom
Currently really enjoying Silicon Valley, Fresh Off the Boat,
Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Broad City. Also Last Week Tonight with John
Oliver is brilliant.
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, 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.