movies: donnie darko, the fountain (basically everything by darren aronofsky, actually), the waking life, palo alto, stuck in love, pi, the science of sleep, where the wild things are, children of men, amelie, rushmore, the virgin suicides, excision, heathers, girl interrupted, submarine, trainspotting, blue is the warmest color, wristcutters: a love story, poughkeepsie tapes, the road, etc.
shows: freaks and geeks, adventure time, workaholics, wilfred, its always sunny, the walking dead, game of thrones, daria, etc.
music: deer tick, alt-j, the tallest man on earth, purity ring, keaton henson, fever ray, katzenjammer, why?, radical face, elliott smith, calexico, bob dylan, neutral milk hotel, the silver jews, the shins, modest mouse, ugly casanovas, built to spill, ween, carissa's wierd, the softies, marine girls, waxahatchee, the dandy warhols, days n daze, andrew jackson jihad, idaho, red house painters, sun kil moon, sparklehorse, my bloody valentine, teen suicide, nana grizol, new order, nallo, pavement, joanna newsom, cocorosie, lcd soundsystem, sleigh bells, girls, beat happening, reversible cords, brian jonestown massacre, grimes, dntel, vampire weekend, hum, half japanese, beach fossils, broncho, wild nothing, pity sex, kate bush, pram, etc. etc. etc.