Some small subset of books that I love (and/or authors(in no
particular order)): Ender's Game, Ian M Banks, Tolkien, LE
Modesitt, Heinlein, Calvin and Hobbs, Le Guin, Raymond E Feist,
Shakespeare and Will Eno (although since playwrights they count in
shows too), Dan Simmons, Jorge Luis Borges, Guy Gavriel Kay, XKCD,
Movies: District 9, Children of Men, LOTR, Princess Bride, The
Protector, Lost in Translation, Black Swan, The Robin Hood from my
childhood (not the animated one- this one
Bond, Love Actually, Life Aquatic, Zoolander.
Shows: Community, Daily Show, Colbert, Chuck, Castle, BSG, South
Park, Top Gear, Bourdain/ No Reservations, Iron Chef, PBS, Timbers
Soccer, Rocky and Bullwinkle, TMNT.
That other type of Show: Little Shop of Horrors, Thom Paine, Based
on Nothing, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Jesus Christ Super Star,
Whatever my friends are in.
Food: Cheese, Pasta, Garlic, Ginger, Pesto, Steak, Bacon, Bacon
Wrapped Dates, Salmon, Raspberries, Caramelized Onion, Artichoke,
Asparagus, Avocado. (And Good Wine, Beer and Liquor.)
Music: Stones, Beatles, CCR, Grateful Dead, Cash, Dylan, Modest
Mouse, Tallest Man on Earth, Frightened Rabbit, Jurassic Five, Stan
Getz, Young et al, Radio Head, Queen, Zevon, Wilco