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House of Leaves by M. Danielewski
Really anything by either Tolkien, Pratchett or Gaiman
Travels books: Jules Vernes, Jack London ( especially the road),
Mark Twain (especially Roughin'it, because that's the way I like to
La promesse de l'aube, de Romain Gary
La chute, de Camus
A great many others
I have a thing for mafia movies
Indie movies, Z movies, anything as long as its not too mushy
Ghibli movies, Monty Python...
Classic Rock (Led Zep, Pink Floyd...), Blues Rock (Black keys,
BRMC...), a bit of everything really.
Japanese, Indian...I'm fairly open-minded when it comes to
Watch the classics, with a few drama (The Hour...) but i have to
admit my favorites are the weird ones with a bit (understand: a
lot) of black humor: Black books, Father Ted, FotC, Garth
TED, not the movie, the website. Lots of really interesting stuff,
I use it all the time in class...