Authors: Terry Pratchett (Discworld), George R.R. Martin (Game of
Thrones), Neil Gaiman, Douglas Adams, Dante's Inferno, The Phantom
Tollbooth, many, many more.
Currently reading The Broom of the System by David Foster Wallace.
It's pretty good, so far.
Movies: most Wes Anderson (Life Aquatic, Tenenbaums) and Studio
Ghibli/Miyazaki (Howl's Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, etc.)...
Me and You and Everyone We Know, Lost in Translation, Paprika, any
interesting documentaries and some foreign stuff.
Television: Arrested Development, House of Cards, It's Always Sunny
in Philadelphia, 30 Rock, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Parks and
Recreation, Planet Earth, the old Twilight Zone Series, and a few
cooking/travel shows. Occasionally some delicious guilty-pleasure
reality TV like My Strange Addiction etc. Oh man, and Good
Eats/Iron Chef. Top-tier cooking shows.
Music: Mountain Goats, Bright Eyes/Conor Oberst/Desaparecidos, Josh
Ritter, Belle and Sebastian, CocoRosie, The Killers, Broken Social
Scene, Metric, Rilo Kiley, Ramshackle Glory, Andrew Jackson Jihad,
Grimes, STRFKR, Smashing Pumpkins, many many more.
My next paycheck I want to give a lot of money to Rilo Kiley and
John Darnielle for all of the songs I've stolen from then.
Current song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYLkP0-zkXo
Food: I eat pretty much anything and usually at weird times of the
day. Frozen yogurt is amazing every time, though. For libations I
like lagers (mmm Yuengling) and bourbon.