Books: Any and all Mark Twain, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier
and Clay, Life of Pi (long before the movie), The Princess Bride,
30 Seconds Over Tokyo, Any Ken Burns, Douglas Adams,P.J. O'Rourke,
To Kill a Mockingbird, too many to list.
Movies: RED, The Fifth Element, The Princess Bride, Groundhog Day,
Pulp Fiction (all Tarantino), Sin City, All Pixar movies, O
Brother, Big Lebowski (all Coen Bros movies), North By Northwest,
To Kill a Mockingbird, As Good as it Gets. Gross Point Blank, The
Green Mile, Shawshank Redemption, Being There, The King's Speech...
these are the first things that popped in my head, many more.
Shows: Dexter, Always Sunny, Arrested Development, Myth Busters
(even though they screw up 50% of the time), Breaking Bad. I only
stream Netflix and Amazon to my TV, no cable or satellite.
Most music, favorites: Who, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin,
Decemberists, BNL, The Shins, Deep Blue Something, Moody Blues, CSN
(&Y), Billy Joel, Elton John, Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler,
Beatles, The Kinks, Pink Floyd, Queen, I could go on for
Food: I like just about everything, partial to Thai, Vietnamese,
Japanese. I love to cook and bake, was a baker for 7+ years and
earned title of master baker in the 80's. I don't eat fast food.