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Beowulf, Lord of the Rings, the Silmarillion, the Hitchhikers Guide
to the Galaxy, the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter books (most of them
anyways, there are a few i didnt enjoy), Sandman,
Transmetropolitan, the newer Iron Man comics, and tons more.
The White Stripes, All the Apparatus, Me First and the Gimme
Gimmes, Powerglove, Bad Religion, dragonforce (but only on album,
their performances suck), voltaire, a lot others there too.
Doctor Who, Star Trek: The next generation, Star Trek: Deep Space
9, Battlestar Galactica, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (DON'T
JUDGE ME!), a Bit of Fry and Laurie, the Young Ones
Anything from Studio Ghibli, 1776, Cabaret, Moulin Rouge, Fiddler
on the Roof, Chocolate, and tons more that i can't think of right
Borderlands, D&D, M&M, Magic the Gathering, Mass Effect,
Monopoly, Tower Defense Flash games, Warhammer 40k, Minecraft.