Books: The Enders Game saga by Orson Scott Card, The Dark Tower series by Stephen King, actually almost anything by Stephen King, The Icewind Dale and Dark Elf Trilogies by R.A. Salvatore, A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby, Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet, the Harry Potter books were good and in the same vein The Magicians by Lev Grossman, The Mither Mages series as well as the Pathfinder series by Orson Scott Card.
Movies: Star Wars, Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, SLC Punk, Human Traffic, Empire Records, Rad, Donnie Darko, I Love You Man, Anchorman, Shawshank Redemption, High Fidelity.
Food: Mexican, Italian, Chinese are the big 3
5. A Car
6. A Computer