Books: Into the Wild, Psychology books, The Great Gatsby, Animal
Farm, Lord of the Flies, The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
TV: Scrubs, How I Met Your Mother, Dexter, Psych, The Big Bang
Theory, Chuck, Monk, House, Bones, shows sired from the mind of
Joss Whedon, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Anything BBC. The list
Music: Linkin Park, Rise Against, Muse, Anberlin, The Black Keys,
The Killers, Avicci, and many others.
Movies: Super Troopers, Iron Man (the first one), The Avengers,
basically any superhero movie, Twelve Angry Men (with Henry Fonda),
Anchor Man, I Am, Happy, 007 series, Midnight in Paris, anything
Mel Brooks or Woody Allen, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure,
Wayne's World, Grandma's Boy, I Love You Phillip Morris, Simon Pegg
films, TED Talks, documentaries (psychology, science, humanitarian
etc.), almost any comedy movie.