Currently thoroughly absorbed in 'A Clash of Kings', by George R.R.
(I strongly suggest you pick up "A Game of Thrones" if you are a
total fantasy/science fiction nerd, as I am.)
When it comes to favorites, there's too many to list, but here's a
Genres of Literature:
Sci-Fi, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, & Horror,
Philosophy, Religion / Spirituality, Science.
Gardening books, nutrition books, and textbooks, too.
Some Miscellaneous Favorites:
Be Here Now, by Ram Dass; The Alchemist, by Paulo Coehlo; Dune, by
Frank Herbert; Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk; Zen and the Art of
Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig Do Androids Dream of
Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick; Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R.
Tolkein, A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin, The Tao of
Jeet Kune Do, by Bruce Lee
Music: Jazz, Rock, Blues, Metal, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Trip-Hop, Rap,
Oldies, Bluegrass, Electronic, House, Dance, Breakbeat, Rhythm
& Blues, Soul, Funk.
Some random favorites are: Massive Attack, Hugh Laurie, CYNE,
Nujabes, Shing02, Pretty Lights, Patrick Lee, Flaming Lips,
Thievery Corporation, Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Enter Shikari, 10
Years, Karnivool, Death Cab, Cee-Lo Green, Marvin Gaye, The
Temptations, Tool, A Perfect Circle, Bob Marley & The Wailers,
The Doors, The Black Keys, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink
Floyd, and Jimi Hendrix.
Shows & Movies: Cosmos, Firefly, The Walking Dead, Breaking
Bad, Dexter, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Fullmetal Alchemist,
Trigun, Spirited Away, Adventure Time, The Matrix, The Princess
Bride, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Star Trek, Trainspotting, Pulp
Fiction, Lathe of Heaven, The Fifth Element, A Clockwork Orange, A
Scanner Darkly, Blade Runner, Waking Life, Nature & History
Food: American, German, Mexican, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Japanese,
Vegetarian, Spaghetti, Pizza, Lo Mein, General Tso's Chicken,
Salad, Rice, Oatmeal, Whiskey, Wine; anything with spices, a pinch
of salt, or love; home cooking, cooking for other people...
I also play video games, though less often than I used to.
Mostly PC, but some Xbox and 360. I will talk your ear off about
RPGs, real-time strategy, and first person shooters if you ask me
to. Chess is another favorite. I'm beginning to learn xiàng qí,
Chinese chess, which is a little different from the European
I'd be down for a game of basketball or soccer, too. I don't really
have much skill, but I'm very kinesthetically-inclined. I'd love to
learn to dance better and to skateboard, if I could only make more
time. Someone to keep me company usually helps. :)
That, and I am an aspiring martial artist, also with a beginner's
skill. So if you want to spar, I'm also down for that. I won't hurt
you unless you ask me. ;)