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The Ender's Game/Shadow Sagas
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
His Dark Materials
The Half-Made World
Vonnegut's entire freaking catalogue.
(I could go on, but I think I've made my point.)
A tough subject, as film and media are my main areas of
I could go on about movies for days, so I won't even bother with a
list here. The films that made me fall in love with the idea of
filmmaking were the Indiana Jones trilogy. My tastes and
sensibilities have shifted, but damned if I don't still love those
The only TV shows I currently keep up with religiously are:
Game of Thrones
As far as older TV, the show that taught me everything I needed to
know about Media, from history, to industry practices, to tropes,
was The Simpsons.
I consider Firefly a religious text. Almost.
I'm a fan of the original Star Trek, and prefer Kirk to
Gaming is also a hobby of mine; I'm an avid tabletopper, and I'm
currently way into expanding my library of Steam games.