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Books: Some sci-fi titles (Ender's game and a couple others in that
series), all the Bukowski books (Post Office, Women, et al).
Movies: Shawshank Redemption, The Matrix (the original when you saw
it for the first time and had no idea what the matrix was...),
Robocop 1/2, yeah; basically nerd.
Shows: Mad Men, Dexter, just got into Breaking Bad, MacGuyver,
Daily Show, Colbert Report, 30 Rock, Archer, Boardwalk Empire,
Californication, Conan, Family Guy, South Park, NTSF SD SUV
(seriously, see it), yeah, basically too much TV... Oh my god if
you're reading this you must be terribly bored at this point.
Music: Basically anything 90's alternative-ish. Bunch of other
random stuff old and new.
Food: Local good stuff in SF - bunch of it in the city, a
traditional breakfast is probably my favorite meal.