Books/authors: Tolkien, Orwell, Bradbury, East of Eden, A Tale of
Two Cites, all Roald Dahl-esp. his short stories for adults,
Phantom Tollbooth, The Hours, various sociology textbooks- esp.
Harvey, Island of the Blue Dolphins, War of the Spider Queen, The
Giving Tree, Alas Babylon, Night, Life of Pi, Mila 18, Song of Ice
and Fire, Dharma Bums, The Good Women of China, The Good
Shows: 30Rock, Arrested Development, Reno 911, Daria, The X-Files,
Drawn Together, Superjail, The Critic, Portlandia, Strangers With
Candy, Upright Citizens' Brigade, Spartacus, The League, Walking
Dead, Game of Thrones, American Horror Story, Archer.
Movies: pretentious foreign ones, dry comedy, trippy shit, John
Waters, Fellini, Jarmusch, Killer Klowns from Outer Space.
Music: Most music (I know that's an annoying answer, but it's true)
not big on contemporary country, most pop, and some rap. To give
examples: Ratatat, Murder By Death, Smashing Pumpkins, Air, Daft
Punk, Bone Thugs, Rjd2, DJ Shadow, Placebo, Thievery Corporation,
Earth Wind and Fire, Pink Floyd, Scissor Sisters, Manu Chao, ediT,
Beirut, Nerfherder, Gorillaz, Lauryn Hill, ELO, i monster, the
Supremes, Ace of Base (don't judge), Talib Kweli, Parliament,
Cazwell, M83, Shigetto, Blockhead, Pretty Lights, Flying Lotus, BMB
aka Space Kid.
Food: Real big on food, I come from a family of foodies. My
favorite types are Thai, Burmese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Indian
(esp. Bengali), Mexican, French, all sorts of seafood, and Cuban.
Korean and Ethiopian are awesome too. Anything toxically spicy!