Really I'm just trying make people happy and express myself in whatever medium seems appropriate.
I'm really into Flannery O'Connor short stories right now; also Dandelion Wine, Slapstick, The Shape of Content
Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, The Science of Sleep, Fight Club, Vanilla Sky, You've Got Mail, Monsters, Inc.
X-Files, 30 Rock, Seinfeld, Boy Meets World
Radiohead, post rock, emo music, and ambient drones. Some specifics: Radiohead (can't say that enough), Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky, American Football, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens, No Doubt, Bon Iver, Appleseed Cast, Mark Kozelek, Angel Olsen. If you're really interested you can browse my music feed: http://www.last.fm/user/thenewtomorrow
My favorite albums
A camera or canvas
My best friends/family