Movies: everything Studio Ghibli especially Spirited Away, The Shawshank Redemption (my fav), Amelie... movies w/ a moral.
TV: The Wire, Big Love, Entourage, HBO Series, Wipeout, Through the Wormhole, The Planets, DIY, NOVA PBS.
Music: big thing for me- Ray Lamontagne, Martin Sexton, Andy Mckee, Peter Gabriel, James Taylor, Bob Marley, and more. Love old country, can't stand modern country or rap (except Common and the like).
Hobbies: gardening, playing guitar, cooking, doing, whatever's, fun.