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I love murder mysteries, classic literature and anything on graphic
design. Some titles: The Complete Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Anything and everything by
Dame Agatha Christie. I recently finished "The Hound of the
D'Ubervilles" - a retelling of many of the canon Sherlock stories
from the perspective of Professor Moriarty and Colonel Sebastian
Moran. I'm currently reading "Good Omens" by Gaiman and
As far as movies go, I love all the good new classics like Star
Wars, Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, etc. It's hard to make a
list of all the movies I like, but typically anything in the
comedy, action, fantasy, drama, or epic genre is for me. Some
recent favorites include Scott Pilgrim vs. the World; Sherlock
Holmes; I Love You, Man; Star Trek (the new ones); Shaun of the
Dead; Ocean's 11; August Rush, The Lego Movie and others I can't
think of right now.
I tend to watch more TV than I do movies. Some of my favorites
include Sherlock, Top Gear, Mythbusters, Firefly, Doctor Who,
Torchwood, Criminal Minds, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and Two
Guys, A Girl, and a Pizza Place. I've been on a wildlife
documentary kick recently.
I also watch a ton of YouTube series, including the Yogscast, the
Vlogbrothers, Healthcare Triage, the Slow Mo Guys, Smarter Every
Day, Every Frame a Painting, Hat Films, Mental Floss, and the PBS
Music is a little hard to pin down. I go through phases ranging
from classical piano to 90s alternative to celtic chants to hard
rock. I'm not really into hip-hop or rap. Bands that I never get
tired of include Gordon Lightfoot, Streetlight Manifesto, Jamie
Cullum, Foo Fighters, Incubus, Coldplay, and Jimmy Buffett. Lately
I've been listening to a lot of folk and Irish music.
Lastly, food. I eat pretty much anything, though I can be picky at