Here are a few of my favorite bands, but this list is far from
Boston, The Cars, Coldplay, Counting Crows, CCR, Crosby, Stills,
Nash & Young, The Cure, The Beatles, Tool, Dave Matthews Band,
The Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden, Elton John, Aerosmith, The Doors,
Talking Heads, David Bowie, The Eagles, Earth, Wind & Fire,
Fleetwood Mac, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Genesis, Incubus, INXS,
Jethro Tull, Jet, John Mayer, Micheal Jackson, Peter Gabriel, Pink
Floyd, Bill Withers, Rush, Frank Sinatra, Robert Randolph and the
Family Band, Steve Miller Band, Bob Segar, Stevie Wonder, Pearl
Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Steely Dan, Sublime, Sheryl Crow, Tears
for Fears, Third Eye Blind, U2, And Van Halen.
I grew up on classic rock if you couldn't tell.
Books: Escape From Camp 14, The Great Gatsby, Running With
Scissors, Lolita, 1984, Brave New World, and LOTR.
Shows: The Wire (quite possibly the best show ever to be on TV),
Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Colbert Report, Real Time
With Bill Maher, The Daily Show, and Rachel Maddow.
Movies: Three Kings, The King's Speech, Inside Job, The Cove,
Religulous, Sicko, Milk, The Girl Next Door, Requiem, Seven, Almost
Famous, Snatch, Billy Madison, Pulp Fiction, and Good Will
Food: All of it except shellfish.