Books: Independence Day by Richard Ford, Farewell to Arms by Ernest
Hemingway, Interpreter of the Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, The
Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay by Michael Chabon, Clockers
by Richard Price, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, All The Pretty
Horses by Cormac McCarthy, Netherland by Joseph O'Neill, Let The
Great World Spin by Colum McCann, Tokyo Vice by Jake Adelstein,
Lord of Rings (including The Hobbit, and all of the historical
novels of Middle-Earth) by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Podcasts: Bugler (forever), TTBOOK, Studio 360, 99% Invisible
Comics: Blue Pills, Batman Dark Victory, Murder By High-Tide,
Akira, Eightball, Usagi Yojimbo, Fell.
Movies: Chinatown, The Empire Strikes Back, Minority Report, Hayao
Miyasaki, Secretary, Samurai Rebellion, Road to Perdition,
TV: The Wire, Samurai Champloo, Law and Order (no acronyms),
Futurama, As Time Goes By, Luther.
Music: Gillian Welch, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Dungen, Thin Lizzy,
At-The Drive-In, The Talking Heads, Van Morrison, Fugazi, Elvis
Costello, Jeff Buckley, REM, Love-Peace-Poetry (Psych Rock
Compilations), Doc Watson, Tame Impala, Jimi Hendrix.
Food: Tamales, Grape Nuts, Sandwiches in general, Yellow Curry,
Strawberries and Cream in any form, Fage Yogurt, Cornish Meat Pie,
Asian Noodles (In order - Thai, Chinese, Japanese).