The answer to all of these is "spicy".
I could never create a definitive list, so here's what I'm diggin
Books: Best American Non-required Reading, Best American Comics,
Assasination Vacation - Sara Vowell, The Wise Heart - Jack
Kornfield, The World of Shamanism by Roger Walsh
Movies: Just saw Edge of Tomorrow, loved it, and would see it
again. It was like Groundhog Day for science loving nerds.
Music: Currently playing Sleigh Bells, XX, The Neighbourhood,
Calvin Harris, Imagine Dragons, St Paul & the Broken Bones, JT,
Ellie Goulding, James Brown, and Flight of the Conchords
Food: Anything that can serve as a vehicle for hummus or
Shows: Last Week Tonight, Parks & Rec, GOT, Boardwalk Empire