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Books:: I prefer to read non-fiction and love
absorbing new information about business, science, technology,
psychology and philosophy.
However, a few pieces of literature I did enjoy are Ender's Game,
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy plus The Hobbit and Beowulf.
Television: Scrubs, Seinfeld, How I met your
Mother (maybe not so much after that last episode), Conan,
Mythbusters, SNL, The Blacklist, Parts Unknown and for some anime;
Gundam, Evangelion, Code Geass, Fullmetal Alchemist, Madoka and
Movies: Star Wars, Princess Mononoke, Blade
Runner, The Shawshank Redemption, Spaceballs, Pacific Rim.
Generally, I like Sci-fi, War, Fantasy, and Comedies romantic or
Music:: I can find music that I enjoy in almost
any genre, but my preferences tend to lean towards classic rock
from the 60's to the 80's and modern orchestral.
Food: Pizza, Ramen (not that crappy dried stuff,
the real thing from a ramen shop), Matsutake, Ice Cream. I am very
much a foodie and having adventures where I get to try new foods is
one of my favorite parts about living in New York.
Video Games: Final Fantasy (IV, VI and Tactics are
my favorites), Kingdom Hearts, The Legend of Zelda, Smash Brothers,
Xenogears, Chrono Trigger, Ico, Shadows of the Colossus, Zelda,
Okami, Dragon Force and I'm sure there are others.