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Books: Fantasy, sci-fi, thriller, detective, comedy, and a little
drama perhaps. A short list perhaps: The Dark Tower, the Stieg
Larson books, The Wheel of Time, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
Galaxy, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (awesome almost
beyond compare... except maybe the sequel).
Movies: I tend to go scifi, action and thrillers mostly, but any
well made movie can be watched by me ^^ A few oldies for the
record: A Clockwork Orange, Bridge on the River Kwai, North by
Shows: Castle, BSG, Stargate, every trek series ^^ (yes, that kind
of makes me a geek, but... but... nope... got nothing XD ), Bones,
House MD, Fringe, etc.
Cartoons/anime: Family Guy, Spongebob, Trigun, Naruto, Bleach,
Kenshin, Kenichi, Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Vampire Hunter D
Music: Mostly rock and metal, but I don't make it a religion. My
favourite band is called Eluveitie, a Swiss folkmetal band made of
Food: macaroni, spaghetti, tagliatelli, pancakes, waffles(!),
cinnamon ice-cream (and many others), chocolate, baked potatoes,
croquettes with a large blob of mayonaise mmm :p