Music - Everything from Iron Maiden to ambient trance music to
Radiohead. I also have an almost embarrassingly strong enjoyment of
8-bit video game-style music.
Movies - This is Spinal Tap, Spaceballs, Memento, Shawshank
Redemption, Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail, and Star
TV - Firefly, Good Eats, Daily Show, Colbert Report, Star Trek:
TNG, Battlestar Galactica, Kitchen Nightmares, Top Gear, and
Chopped. I'm a big fan of NHL hockey too. I used to say "anything
on the Discovery Channel" but considering they stopped showing
science-y type things and started showing stuff like Amish Mafia
and Moonshiners, that's off the list.
Books - The Hitchhiker's Guide Series, Ender's Game, Snow Crash,
The Diamond Age, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,
Imagine, Quiet, Othello, and Hamlet, to name a few.
Food - I eat a lot of things but I'm a particularly a big fan of
stir-fries, tea, and sushi. I may have been Asian in a past life. I
also make some pretty awesome pancakes.