Books: I love geek classics. Hittichhiker's guide to the galaxy,
Dune, and early Heinlein. (Did you know, the original Starship
Troopers reads like a "Halo" novel? Actually, it's closer to ODST,
but still.) I prefer Science Fiction to fantasy. Tolkien is better
spoken then read. It's how I got though The Silmarillion
Movies: I'll grab a Pixar or Miyazaki movie if it's in the theater.
I used to watch any nerdy plup, from LOTR to Avatar. Sadly,
"Transformers" and "Crystal Skull" were so bad, I now pretty much
plan my movies a year in advance.
Shows: I enjoy taking theater at the Pabst. Keep in mind that my
idea of theater isn't exactly Tchaikovsky. The last shows I saw
were "One Man Star Wars" (that went on to Broadway), "Cinematic
Titanic", and Bo Burnham Live. There is a Shakespearean version of
"Pulp Fiction" that's touring. I'd love to see that!
Music: I study and adore Japanese music cultue. This truely runs
the gamult from old-timey enka music from the 40's to contemporary
Japanese R&B. My more mainstream tastes include American 80's
music. I also like independent quirky stuff, such as Al Yankovic,
Jonathan Couton, Molly Lewis, and other oddities.
Food: Italian is awesome. From pizza to lasagna. There is also a
Japanese restaurant I frequent in Milwaukee.