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I love reading, particularly older literature such as: Remarque
(The Road Back), Dostoevsky(The Idiot), Tolstoy (everything),
Lovecraft, Zola (La Debacle), Poe, Hugo, Fallada (Wolf Among the
Wolves), and Nietzsche (Thus Spoke Zarathustra). Also, I really
enjoy history books, particularly on military campaigns.
Occasionally I will read science fiction or fantasy like Tolkien,
C.S. Lewis, Heinlein, Orwell, Huxley, Star Wars novels, Turtledove
novels, or the Song of Ice and Fire series that I knocked out this
As far as movies go its usually comedies or war movies, such as
Letters From Iwo Jima, All Quiet on the Western Front, Paths of
Glory, and pretty much anything by Mel Brooks or Monty Python. I
also like movies that have a sort of trippy effect on my mind like
Donnie Darko and Apocalypse Now.
I listen to mostly Rock and Country. Rise Against, Starset, Green
Day, Luke Bryan, Breaking Benjamin, Jason Aldeen, Alkaline Trio,
Led Zeppelin, Blink 182, AC/DC, Merle Haggard, System of a Down,
Linkin Park, Johnny Cash, Three Days Grace, AFI, Oomph!, Rammstein,
We Came as Romans, Journey, Blue October, and of course
occasionally Shostakovitch or Wagner.
I don't watch a lot of tv. The History Channel has gone to shit...
a pawn stars marathon followed by how aliens/ghosts/griffins
constructed human civilization is not history. When I step off of
my soap box however I enjoy Blackadder, Community, Flying Circus,
Firefly, Bob's Burgers, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, and whatever
loosely historical show about Rome HBO has.
I really enjoy Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food. Goat was
something that I was not initially fond of but its grown on me a
lot. Whiskey is of course my preferred drink, or a decent beer that
does not have "light/lite" in the name. Guinness and Baltika are my