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Books: The Star Wars Expanded Universe, The Hitchhiker's Guide to
the Galaxy, stuff by Asimov and Heinlein, the Dresden Files, Game
of Thrones, Marvel comics and Vertigo comics, anything and
everything by Neil Gaiman
Movies: Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Alien, Terminator, Scott Pilgrim
vs. the World, Marvel Comics movies
Shows: Stargate, Young Justice, Top Gear, Doctor Who, Dexter,
Breaking Bad, Green Lantern, The Clone Wars, Kitchen Nightmares,
The Amazing Race
Music: Alternative rock (Shinedown, Audioslave, Breaking Benjamin),
punk (Bad Religion, Rise Against, Against Me!), pop-punk (Blink
182, Sum 41, The Offspring), grunge (Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in
Chains), post-grunge (Papa Roach, The Foo Fighters, Hoobastank),
nu-metal (Korn, Linkin Park) and classic rock (Pink Floyd, Led
Zeppelin) and some electronic stuff when I'm feeling it. All my
favorite bands are dead. Also some hip-hop, rap, and nerdcore. Adam
WarRock is my favorite.
Food: Sushi is my favorite, but I also like Mexican, Thai, American
Chinese, and I'll try everything at least once.