I usually read nonfiction... I'm looking to change that
Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Sons of Anarchy,
Boardwalk Empire, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Boss, Downton
Abbey, Bored to Death, Damages, Arrested Development, The Larry
Sanders Show, Dexter, Boss, Rubicon, ....
I also love British comedy shows: The Office, Peep Show, Little
Britain, That Mitchell and Webb Look...
Folk, Traditional Celtic, Country, Blues and bluegrass mainly these
days: Townes Van Zandt, Patsy Cline, Ricky Skaggs, The Dubliners,
Teada, Bob Dylan, Justin Townes Earle, Planxty, Dwight Yoakam,
George Jones, Flatt and Scruggs, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Levon
Helm, Loudon Wainright III, The Pogues, Ryans Fancy,...
In my earlier years I was heavily influenced by the east coast
Canadian rock bands: Sloan, The Super Friendz, Thrush Hermit, The
Flashing Lights, Joel Plaskett, The Inbreds, Al Tuck,...
Others include: Nick Lowe, David Bowie, The Smiths, Morrissey, Tom
Petty, Elton John, Ron Sexsmith, Radiohead, Sam Cooke, The Shins,
She and Him, The Strokes, The Talking Heads, Built to Spill, Van
Morrison... (this list is all over the place)
I'm a massive Elvis Costello Fan.
Ethnic foods with some spice usually (Indian, Ethiopian,
Carribbean,...). Pho and sushi are staples for sure.