Books: Heart of Darkness, 1984, The Book Thief, Atlas Shrugged,
Catch 22, Slaughterhouse five.
Movies: The Dark Knight Trilogy, Serenity, Labyrinth, Looper,
Office Space, Ted, The Intouchables (NOT the untouchables), Inside,
My Left Foot, Django: Unchained
TV: Dexter, Breaking Bad, Firefly, Better off Ted, 30 Rock,
Arrested Development, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Castle
(heyyyy....it's actually pretty good), Q.I.
Music: Passenger, The Local Natives, Empire of the Sun, Tobacco, El
Guincho, Alpine, Passion Pit, Grimes, Purity Ring, Yeasayer,
Grizzly Bear, Matt Corby, AWOLNATION, Everything Everything, The
Arctic Monkeys, Keanne, King Crimson, The Gipsy Kings, Parov
Stelar, Mumford & Sons, The Dodos, The Kooks, Destroyer, Mayer
Hawthorne, The XX, M83, The Decemberists, Deerhunter, Tame Impala,
The Hot Chip, Metronomy, Cold War Kids, The Black Keys, Stornoway,
LCD Soundsystem, The Beatles, Pepper, 311, Iration, Bob Marley,
Washed Out, La Roux.
I also love modern/new age classical like Ludovico Einaudi, Helen
Jane Long, Philip Glass, and Roberto Cacciapaglia. If it's powerful
and shivers me timbers, I like it.