This feels like a Sophie's Choice situation. Is there a character
limit in this space?
Books: The Brothers Karamazov, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
Galaxy, The Two Towers, The Battle Cry of Freedom, The Master and
Margarita, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Kafka on the Shore, The
Stranger. Excuse me, L’Étranger.
Movies: Young Frankenstein, Muppet Treasure Island, Hot Fuzz,
Ghostbusters, The Big Lebowski, I <3 Huckabees, The Godfather,
and a bunch of beautiful, serious films I can't name just now
Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, No Reservations, The Venture
Brothers, Archer, Bob's Burgers (especially Tina's budding
sexuality), Futurama, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The West
Wing, That Mitchell & Webb Look, True Detective, The Wire,
Arrested Development, Game of Thrones, Mind of a Chef.
Music: St. Vincent, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, Radiohead, The Punch
Brothers, Jamiroquai, The Bad Plus, Hindi Zahra, Metric, Jeff
Buckley, Nickel Creek, Avishai Cohen, Funkadelic, Fiona Apple,
pretty much anyone signed to the Daptone label (The Dap-Kings, The
Budos Band, The Menahan Street Band, etc.), The Black Keys, Janelle
Monáe, Saul Williams, Erykah Badu. Also, Shoop might be the
Platonic Ideal of sexual empowerment. Salt 'N' Peppa are the
Food: The carbonara at Bar La Grasa. Egg rolls from Pho 79. The
Pork Belly Ramen at Masu. Gelato purchased with Euros and bad
Italian. The hot chocolate from XOCO in Chicago. Not a very
cohesive last meal, but...