Neal Stephenson - The Diamond Age,
Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (and attendant
Brian Greene - The Elegant Universe
I'd really like to get my hands on and read/work through Knuth's
The Art of Computer Programming
. I'm actually annoyed that I
haven't in my... many years of CS study.
by Charles Stross.
Scott Lynch - The Lies of Locke Lamora.
Transformers: The Movie,
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,
Princess Mononoke (or Mononoke Hime for the purists),
Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado
as presented by the
The Mechanical Universe (And Beyond) - I grew up watching this on
Pretty much any Transformers show, though the best have been Beast
Wars and Animated. We'll see how Prime goes, but it's shaping up
Avatar: the Last Airbender - The show is a masterpiece. The movie
was a pale mockery.
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann.
I've been listening a lot to the Homestuck
, after picking up the lot after the 4/13 update.
Schandmaul, Juno Reactor, The Prodigy, Aphex Twin, The Real
McKenzies, Trent Reznor's instrumental work.
Soundtracks from Xenogears, Chrono Trigger, Tales of
Beethoven (especially the 9th Symphony, as directed by John
Gardiner) //Yes, I'm enough of a nerd to have a favorite
, acoustic zydeco speed
, and Latvian nostril
Pretty much anything skillfully performed/composed, where the
lyrics don't dominate.
Indian (especially Lassis), Sushi, Haggis, Chicago-style deep-dish
pizza (See Edwardo's for
mastery of the form)