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 (mandatory), Tommy Boy, Ace Ventura,
Sideways, The Shining (my hockey team is named after it), Dumb and
Dumber (and the forthcoming sequel), Anchorman, Old School, Meet
The Parents, Shawshank Redemption, Mystery Alaska, Miracle on Ice,
The Silence of the Lambs, Zoolander, Once, Bridesmaids
(surprisingly, not a chick flick), 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, George Straight, Coldplay,
Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Avett Brothers, Ray LaMontagne, Aimee
Mann, Amos Lee, Blake Sheldon, Patty Griffin, Brooks N Dunn, Eddie
Vedder, 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...