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TV: The Sopranos, Girls, Suits (the story of my life!),
House of Cards, Frasier, How I Met Your Mother, Breaking Bad,
Homeland (before season 3), Saturday Night Live (I do think it's
actually funny again!), The Daily Show, Colbert, Cosmos.
Movies: Eternal Sunshine, Requiem for a Dream, 2001, The
Hurt Locker, When Harry Met Sally, the original Star Wars
Music: Green Day, Metallica, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin,
Guns 'N Roses. I may or may not occasionally listen to the
Frozen soundtrack on my way to work.
And in classical: Mozart, Bach, Rachmaninoff.
Food: Sushi, Indian, Chinese, French. My favorite Italian
food is Tuscan, but most Italian food is fantastic. Local is
usually better! I'm a fan of shepherd's pie in London, currywurst
in Vienna, tapas in Barcelona, and bún chả in Hanoi.
Web Sites: NYT, xkcd, The Verge, The Onion, Fark,
Books: My childhood favorite was always The Giver, and I
re-read it every year. Gödel, Escher, Bach. The Power Broker.
Plato's Republic. Deuteronomy. Alberts' Molecular Biology of the
Cell (seriously, it's awesome).
For "adult" drinks it's usually red wine, bourbon, or a dark beer.