Books: Vonnegut, Klosterman, Ginsberg, Malcolm Gladwell, Shel Silverstein, Roald Dahl, Robert Cormier, Gene Wilder, Oliver Sacks, Lao Tzu, Sun Tzu, Bakari Kitwana, Carla Speed McNeil, David Willis and various books about rock music.
Movies: Recently watched or rewatched: The Golden Compass, Dog Day Afternoon, Bird, Frost/Nixon. Other favorites include Kubrick, Scorcese, Gilliam, and Kieslowski.
Shows: I usually watch TV news, some Adult Swim when it gets late, some Nat.Geo and History Channel, Bar Rescue, Breaking Bad, Intervention, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, Jeopardy with the folks.
Music: THIS is pretty unanswerable. I'll just throw out some random artists in my record collection: Django Reinhardt, Dillinger Escape Plan, DJ Shadow, Syd Barrett, The Gossip, Santana, The Cure, John Fahey, The Jesus Lizard, VAST, Pernice Brothers, Agustin Barrios Mangore, Brainiac, Yes, Flying Lotus, Voivod, Bow Wow Wow.
Food: Italian, Greek, Mexican, Chinese, African, Irish, Turkish, Oaxacan, Mongolian, some Thai (need to try more), slow food (Comet, Honeypie etc)