Movies: Anything by Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, the Coen Brothers or
the Olsen Twins. Other than that, UHF, Emmet Otter's Jugband
Christmas, Joe Vs The Volcano, Waiting For Guffman, The
Philadelphia Story, Bridesmaids, Hugo, Tree of Life, Spaceballs,
Fletch, Bill Cunningham New York, Silver Linings Playbook, The
Goonies, The Other Guys.
Books: I'm currently reading the Lincoln book Team of Rivals. Other
than that: A Visit From The Goon Squad, The Road, Even Cowgirls Get
the Blues, The Fortress of Solitude, Freedom, Founding Brothers,
Theodore Rex, The Plot Against America, England's Dreaming, Mystery
Train, Invisible Republic.
Music: T. Rex, Neutral Milk Hotel, Bob Dylan, Camera Obscura, Belle
& Sebastian, Tom Waits, Frightened Rabbit, Magnetic Fields,
Pulp, Pavement, Leonard Cohen, Matthew Sweet, Girls, Suede, Kanye
West, Drake, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, John Prine, Sam Cooke, Dusty
Springfield, Elvis Costello, Gram Parsons, Jonathan Richman, Beach
Boys, New York Dolls, Paul Simon, Perfume Genius, Okkervil River,
The Louvin Brothers, The Clientele, The Weeknd, Bruce, Blondie, Tim
Buckley, Vampire Weekend.
TV Shows: It's Always Sunny, Arrested Development, Mad Men, Real
Time with Bill Maher, Planet Earth, Bored To Death, Boardwalk
Empire, The Electric Company, The Daily Show, Workaholics, ALF,
Fraggle Rock, The Wire, Night Court, Up with Chris Hayes.
Misc: NPR, The New Yorker, Stuff You Missed In History Class, This
American Life, and other nerdy stuff.