Les Mis has been my favorite book since 8th grade. I don't know if
it's because it is actually my favorite book, or if it's just
because it was the first book that I thoroughly enjoyed.
Here are some lists! Not in order, and not inclusive.
I haven't updated this in quite a while. It seems like too much to
Matters, Naked Lunch, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Naked, Less Than
Zero, Rules of Attraction, Lord of the Rings, Survivor, Watchmen,
The Dark Knight Returns, The Road, Infinite Jest, Choke, Empire
Falls, American Psycho.
Aesop Rock, El -P, Tool, !!!, Saul Williams, Homeboy Sandman,
Handsome Boy Modeling School, RJD2, Murs, TV on the Radio,
PROTOMEN, Aphex Twin, Radiohead, SebastiAn, Death From Above 1979,
Bright Eyes, My Bloody Valentine, Badly Drawn Boy, Ben Folds,
Beastie Boys, Damien Rice, J Dilla / Jay Dee, Queens of the Stone
Age, Sparta, Smashing Pumpkins, Brazilian Girls, Russian Circles,
Cat Power, JUSTICE, Pixies, Grandaddy, Animal Collective, And You
Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Mclusky, Black Moth Super
Rainbow, The Mars Volta, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Dear
Hunter, Ladytron, DataRock, Eagles of Death Metal, Mos Def
If you want to go on a journey, and aren't afraid of hip hop, you
should listen to Prince Paul's "A Prince Among Thieves"
Stanhope, David Cross, Joe Rogan, Louis C.K., Bill Hicks, Lewis
Black, Patton Oswalt, Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams, George
Carlin, Sam Kinison
The above is a very small sampling of music, and comedians.
Movies/TV would be even more difficult for me. Here's a few:
Bittersweet Life, Inception, Bronson, Pusher Series, Drive (yes
Refn films listed together for some reason), The Science of Sleep,
Old Boy, Dog Day Afternoon, Bronx Tale, Primer, There Will Be
Blood, Happiness, No Country for Old Men, Fast Cheap and Out of
Control, Memento, Vernon Florida, Persepolis, The Counterfeiters,
The Lives of Others (and a pair of relatively recent german films),
True Romance, The Social Network, Source Code.
The Wire, Six Feet
Under, Breaking Bad, Arrested Development, Party Down, East Bound
and Down, Freaks and Geeks, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Friday Night
Lights, Dexter, Twin Peaks, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,
Entourage, 30 Rock, Errol Morris's First Person, Game of