Books: The Secret History, The Windup Girl, Ender's Game, Dune, The
Brain That Changes Itself, Power to the People, War and Peace, A
Song of Ice and Fire, Beyond Good and Evil, Akira, Black Hole, City
of Thieves, The Canterbury Tales, Henry IV pt. 1., The Brothers
Karamazov, Gulliver's Travels, and a few more.
Movies: Amadeus, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Ace Ventura Pet
Detective, The Dark Knight, The Big Lebowski, The Pianist, Richard
III, Gladiator, 13 Assassins, Pururambo, Princess Mononoke, Drive,
A Separation, The Hurt Locker, plus any nature documentary,
especially if David Attenborough had a hand in it.
Television: Breaking Bad, The Office, Louie, 30 Rock, Fawlty
Towers, Arrested Development, Rome, THE WIRE, Mad Men, any Louis CK