I prefer pubs and cafes to clubs and noisy bars. I think having fun depends a lot more on who you're with, rather than where you are.
Movies: The Godfather, Empire Strikes Back, Aliens, Platoon, Rushmore, Apocalypse Now, Unforgiven, Young Frankenstein, This is Spinal Tap, The Big Lebowskie.
Food: Italian, Thai, Indian, American
Books: Brothers Karamazov, Shakespeare, A Song of Ice and Fire (the Game of Thrones series), Invisible Man (Ellison), Lord of the Flies, LotR, Siddhartha.
TV: Game of Thrones, Friday Night Lights, Firefly, The Wire, Fringe, Mad Men, Breaking Bad
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