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Books: When I read books, it's almost never
fiction. Usually I'll read things related to societal issues, or
about companies or people I find interesting (Steve Jobs, Apple,
Music: I tend to listen to podcasts the most (NPR:
Planet Money, This American Life, Intelligence Squared and the
various TWiT shows), but I also enjoy classic rock (The Beatles)
and have tons of video game and movie soundtracks. Occasionally a
pop song, or a terrible but catchy rap song will enter the playlist
and be repeated a lot until I become sick of it.
TV: 24, American Dad, Castle, CSI, CSI: NY, The
Daily Show, Dexter, Family Guy (first three seasons), Frontline,
Futurama, Get Smart, Home Improvement, Seinfeld, The Shield, The
Simpsons (season eight and prior only), Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM
Sonic), Southland, The Wonder Years
Reality TV is kind of a guilty pleasure for me sometimes. Gordon
Ramsay is awesome.
Movies: I have many favorite films, but if we're
talking about the ones I could watch over and over again: Beverly
Hills Cop, Die Hard, Die Hard: With a Vengeance, Eagle vs. Shark,
Goodfellas, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, The Shawshank Redemption,
The Social Network, The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three (1974),
In terms of genres, mostly comedy, action (action-comedy) and
documentary. I like horror, but let's be real, horror films are
Food: I'm pescatarian, so that means vegetarian
plus seafood. Anything from fake meat, to sushi, pasta, pizza, etc.
I can be pretty picky though. I don't like Thai food, for
How can this not include video games? In terms of
genres, I love platformers and RPGs. As for specifics, here's a
random list of some favorites. I'm sure I'm forgetting stuff:
Panzer Dragoon Saga, Shining Force (series), Sonic the Hedgehog
(series), SimCity (series), Burning Rangers, Streets of Rage
(series), Metal Gear Solid (only the original), Ratchet and Clank
(series), Super Mario RPG, Yoshi's Island, Skies of Arcadia,
Katamari Damacy (series).