I don't think anyone can fit all their favorites here, so here's
some with no rhyme or reason -
Imagine the Angels of Bread, American Gods, The God of Small
Things, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Loose Woman, The Tao Te Ching, The
Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Fables . . .
The Usual Suspects, Hot Fuzz, Cabin in the Woods, Stranger than
Fiction, City of Men, Black Swan, Dancer in the Dark, Requiem for a
Dream, A Goofy Movie, The Avengers . . .
The Walking Dead, Football, Dr. Who, Agents of Shield, The
Blacklist . . .
Live, The Roots, Metallica, Lupe Fiasco, Tool, Massive Attack, The
Tallest man on Earth, Dresden Dolls, Placebo, Sevendust . . .
Italian, Chinese, Sushi, greasy diner/bar food . . .