Favorite Movies: The Third Man, Blue Velvet, Casablanca, Dressed to Kill, Psycho, Vertigo, Moon, A Pure Formality, Chasing Amy, Rashomon, Pi, Battle of Algiers, Persona, Lost Highway
Favorite Writers: Italo Calvino, T S Eliot, Martin Heidegger, Karl Marx, John Collier, Carl Sandberg, Judith Butler, Alex Ross, Philippe Van Parijs
Favorite Magazines: Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Magazine
Favorite TV Shows: After having not owned a TV since the 90s, I have recently given in and sold my sold to TV. My favorites include Twin Peaks, The Prisoner (original), Archer, The Kingdom, Fishing with John, Arrested Development, and Mad Men.
Favorite Restaurants: Victory 44, Ice House, Victor's 1959 Cafe, Hell's Kitchen, Common Roots, Red Stag, and my guilty pleasure Taco Bell
Scotch or Gin
The rest are standard basic for high level primate survival: friends, shelter and such, but seriously, Beans and Booze. Not to be mixed together until ingested.
Also I have a pedantic streak that ends up leading me to be morally opposed to spelling "synch" as "sync" and other such things.