TV: It's Always Sunny, anything-forensics-ish or non-fiction crime
solving, The League, Arrested Development, The Office, Seinfeld,
Curb Your Enthusiasm, sports (hockey, football, and baseball)
Movies: Christmas Vacation (duh), Tommy Boy, Ace Ventura, Sideways,
The Shining (my hockey team is named after it), Dumb and Dumber,
Anchorman, Old School, Meet The Parents, Shawshank Redemption,
Mystery Alaska, Miracle on Ice, The Silence of the Lambs,
Zoolander, Once, Bridesmaids, Garden State, Newsies, Sound of
Music, Fletch, A League of Their Own, Capote.
Music: This list is endless: Brandi Carlile, Rachael Yamagata,
Damien Rice, David Gray, Jason Aldean, Calexico, George Straight,
Coldplay, Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Avett Brothers, Ray
LaMontagne, Aimee Mann, Amos Lee, Blake Sheldon, Patty Griffin,
Brooks N Dunn, Eddie Vedder, Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Indigo
Girls, Jeff Buckley, Ryan Adams, The Jayhawks, Lady A, Rufus
Wainwright...most music that's not crappy rap or heavy metal I will
give a chance.
Books: Anything true-crime, anything forensics, photography
textbooks, mysteries, memoirs, The Lovely Bones, anything David
Sedaris, Into Thin Air, survivalist stories, coming-of-age
stories...I'm open to suggestions...