Books: The New Jim Crow, My Life (Bill Clinton), Huckleberry Finn,
The Count of Monte Cristo, The God of Small Things, 100 Years of
Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, anything Bukowski, The
Conscience of a Liberal, Long Walk to Freedom, The Autobiography of
Malcom X. There are tons more, but those are the first that come to
Movies: Ken Burns documentaries, Anything by Wes Anderson, Eternal
Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, basically anything starring Will
Ferrell, Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Lost in Translation (or pretty
much anything with Bill Murray), V for Vendetta, anything by
Christopher Guest, Amelie, The Big Lebowski, the Kill Bills,
Motorcycle Diaries. Recents - True Grit, The Fighter, The King's
Speech, Drive, Moonrise Kingdom, Beasts of the Southern Wild,
Django (Most everything Tarantino), Lincoln, Fruitvale Station, 12
Years a Slave...
Music: (currently) The Xx, Andrew Bird, Arcade Fire, Beach House,
Beirut, Buena Vista Social Club, Devendra Banhart, The Dodos,
Grizzly Bear, Nick Drake, Radiohead, The Roots, Spoon, The Walkmen,
Animal Collective, Beck, Massive Attack, Portishead, Bob Dylan, Bon
Iver, LCD Soundsystem, Jay-Z, Common, Kanye, Frank Ocean and so
Food: BBQ, Sushi, Curry, and everything else in the world! I'm not
picky, and I love to try new things. Is Scotch a food?
TV: The Daily Show keeps me sane, Colbert Report, Modern Family, 30
Rock, The Office, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested
Development, Chuck, The Wire, Dexter, Weeds, Walking Dead, Bored to
Death, True Blood, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The
Newsroom, West Wing (thanks Netflix)...
Last but certainly not least: addicted to This American Life.