Favorite books is hard because its not like I keep reading my
favorite books again and again. I either like it or I don't and
either way, I move on to a different one. The exception would be
the Bible, which I have read cover to cover in NIV and am now going
through the ESV version to see it from a slightly different
perspective. I liked reading Tom Clancy's books, the real ones, not
the ones that bought the use of his name, there is an obvious
difference. I recently read the complete Adventures of Sherlock
Holmes, which was good.
Favorite movies are a little easier, but there are lots of good
movies. I like action movies and comedies. Some of my favorites
would include: Black Hawk Down, the Bourne series, We were
Soldiers, Gladiator, The Patriot, The Departed, etc. I think you
get the idea. For comedies, things like: Hitch, Knocked Up, the
Wedding Crashers, and Shrek. Shanghi Noon, Maverick, and Rush Hour
get to be in both categories. Comedies are a little harder to have
favorites, since in repeat viewings the jokes usually aren't as
funny once they aren't catching you by surprise anymore. I guess
that would be a good way to evaluate a comedy. Watch it twice and
if it is still funny the second time through, then it must be good.
I also watch more relationship centered movies, as part of that
quest to better understand other people, specifically
I am not much of a music fan, but instrumental stuff is fine. My
car stereo is usually tuned to the local classical station, KUSC.
If it has to have singing, I will take country, since those songs
are usually somewhat positive and wholesome. (At least the ones I
Favorite foods all involve BBQ in some way, be it Mongolian BBQ or
BBQed ribs and tri-tip. I am definitely a fan of spicy foods.