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Books: I tend toward read a lot of fantasy and sci-fi series,
though I've been branching out a bit more recently. Currently
reading Brandon Sanderson's "Stormlight Archives" series.
Movies: Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, How to Train Your Dragon, Up,
Serenity, The Phantom of the Opera, Kung-Fu Panda, Tangled,
Despicable Me, Saving Private Ryan, Bridge on the River Kwai, the
new Star Trek, The Boondock Saints, Avatar (guilty pleasure, I'm a
sucker for visuals) just to name a few. Also, Wall-E is about the
most adorable movie I've ever seen.
TV: I'm terrible at keeping up with this, but recently it's been
Burn Notice, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, and catching up on Star
Trek: The Next Generation
Music: I feel like this is a major one for a lot of people, but
really I'm content to listen to whatever's on or nothing at
Food: Seafood! I've been slowly branching out though (kinda have to
in this city), just the other day had a very good Thai spicy ramen
Games: World of Warcraft, Dragon Age, Starcraft II, Lost Odyssey,
Batman: Arkham City, Dark Souls, Borderlands, Mass Effect, Skyrim,
Minecraft, Diablo III