Authors/playwrights: Steinbeck, Ray Carver, Joesph Campbell,
Nathaniel West, Lee Child, Bob Dunn, Philip K. Dick. William Inge.
Brett Ellis. Sherwood Anderson. Evan S. Connell. Hunter S.
Art: Gerhard Richter, Mark Rothko, Picasso, Johannes Vermeer,
Monet, Manet, John Singer Sargent, Edward Hopper, George Bellows,
Jasper Johns, Chuck Close, Robert Rauschenberg, Banksy, Yayoi
Kusama, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Andy Warhol, Basquiat,
Salvador Dali. Ralph Steadman
Movies: Dumb & Dumber. Hot Shots. Grumpy Old Men. Grumpier Old
Men. Hot Shots Part Duex. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation,
Vegas Vacation, Animal House, European Vacation. Anchorman. Step
Brothers. Old School. The Other Guys. Funny People. Knocked Up. 40
Year Old Virgin. Tropic Thunder. No Country For Old Men. Event
Horizon. Dune. Bad Boys. Terminator 2. The Departed. Infernal
Affairs. The Hurt Locker. True Lies. Hitchcock's Notorious. Body Of
Lies. Taken. Chinatown. Psycho. The Elephant Man. Ocean's Eleven.
South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut. Spaceballs. Robin hood: Men In
Tights. Blazing Saddles. The Quick and the Dead. Unforgiven. Fist
full Of Dollars. Pulp Fiction. Coen Bros films, particularly Blood
Simple, Raising Arizona, and The Big Lebowski.
TV: The Wire, South Park, Family Guy, Pawn Stars, Storage Wars,
Alaska: Gold Rush, Entourage, and sports.
Music: too many bands and such to list.
Food: Sushi, red meat, hearts of palm, olives, good Italian or
French bread, olive oil, hummus, cheese, seltzer water, fresh sea