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Books: Can't stop reading. Game of Thrones; Lord of the Rings;
travel books, mainly Bill Bryson and Paul Theroux; 2001: A Space
Odyssey and Dune and Hyperion; The Great Gatsby; lately I've
started reading a lot of history.
Movies: Star Wars; High Fidelity; Austin Powers; Rushmore (any
early Wes Anderson); The Dark Knight; Office Space; Orange County;
the Big Lebowski. I also always have time for stuff like Back to
the Future or Alien/Aliens.
TV: the Simpsons, the Wire, the West Wing, Arrested Development,
Community, the Big Bang Theory, Blackadder, Fringe and Firefly.
Currently on Breaking Bad and Justified.
Music: The answer used to be "Pretty much everything, as long as
it's indie rock." These days I spend a lot of time looking for
electronic/synth-pop videos on YouTube (think the original German
version of The Model, by Kraftwerk). Also into avant-garde
classical music and Johnny Cash and Miles Davis. Sibelius's
Food: sushi; buffalo wings; NY-style pizza; In'N'Out; carne asada
soft tacos; curries (Indian, Thai, Malay, you name it). Also
becoming rather a connoisseur of green tea.