I've also started getting into running a few summers back to try and keep in shape, and I've already managed to get two full marathons under my belt.
• playing Scrabble
• making a perfect mix tape for just about any occasion
• learning to do new and interesting things
• snark and sarcasm
b) Royal Tenenbaums, The Fall, Barcelona, Magnolia, Almost Famous, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Reservoir Dogs, City of Lost Children, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Waiting for Guffman, Fight Club, Memento, and plenty more
c) Futurama, Community, Game of Thrones, Man vs. Food, Breaking Bad, Dexter, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Lost (yes, even the last season), and what feels like three or four intricate and quirky serialized shows each season that inevitably end up cancelled before they develop enough of an audience to keep them going
d) Jellyfish, Wilco, Soul Coughing, Moxy Früvous, The Decemberists, Steely Dan, The Beatles, The Mountain Goats, Eels, Ben Folds, Regina Spektor, Elvis Costello, Spoon, They Might Be Giants, Brendan Benson, The Police, XTC, (to name a few), and just about any interesting cover song along with almost all of what gets played on Radio Milwaukee. I've also had a lot of fun searching for new and used vinyl albums now that I've got a proper turntable.
e) I've developed a penchant for making foods from scratch that most people find easier to just buy pre-made. Homemade ice cream homemade pizza are two frequent favorites.
• running shoes
• an unwieldy music collection
• a comfy bed
• Chuck Taylors
• a healthy appreciation for the absurdity of life