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Books: Mostly technical manuals and articles because there are
markets to keep in touch with. The occasional sci-fi or fantasy
novel series. I'm not a heavy book reader, though I've devoured
most of the Warcraft and Dune novels.
Movies: Godzilla movies, My Name is Khan, Ip Man, Boondock Saints,
Iron Man, Taken, Moulin Rouge, Serenity, Inglourious Basterds,
Shows: Boston Legal, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Top Gear, Tengen Toppa
Gurren Lagann, The IT Crowd, Battlestar Galactica, Game of Thrones,
How It's Made, Game Grumps, Orange is the New Black, Once Upon A
Music: Dropkick Murphys, The Offspring, Anti-Flag, Gaelic Storm,
Epica, Great Big Sea, Within Temptation, Bad Religion, Sister
Hazel, Reel Big Fish, System of a Down, Daft Punk, and many other