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TV: The Simpsons, Babylon 5, Star Trek: The Next Generation,
Firefly, Nana, Battlestar Galactica, Death Note
Food: I very much like most kinds of Asian food -- Thai,
Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, etc. Also Italian. Frankly,
in the Bay Area, it doesn't much matter, since almost everything is
Books (fiction): Like most nerdy or semi-nerdy types I'm very into
science fiction, though I also like various other things. A few of
my favorites: Ender's Game, Speaker for the Dead, Lord of the
Rings, The Diamond Age, True Names, Rosencrantz and Gildenstern are
Dead, Arcadia, An Enemy of the People, the Illuminatus Trilogy, the
Galactic Milieu Trilogy, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Player of
Games, Consider Phlebas, Brave New World, Odd John
Books (nonfiction): Guns, Germs, and Steel, The Bottom Billion, On
Intelligence, How the Mind Works, The Life You Can Save, A Farewell
Music: I like a lot of 90's bands, but also some more recent stuff.
My favorite band is Third Eye Blind. Others include: Barenaked
Ladies, They Might be Giants, Death Cab for Cutie, Red Hot Chili
Peppers, The Postal Service, Angels and Airwaves, Green Day, Belle
Movies: Rashomon, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Lord of
the Rings, Memento, Run Lola Run, Ninja Scroll
There should be a section for board games! Some of my favorites are
Dominion, Innovation, Battlestar Galactica (actually kind of broken
as a game, but too much flavor not to enjoy), 7 Wonders.