I work at the University of Tennessee editing documents and stuff for Facilities Services. My passion, though, is to be a writer. Currently, I have four publications in journals and magazines.
Howl - Allen Ginsberg
The Pearl- John Steinbeck
Fear and Loathing in America- Hunter S. Thompson
Slaughterhouse Five, Mother Night, and Player Piano - Kurt Vonnegut
The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey
Rip Van Winkle and the History of New York - Washington Irving
Lord of the Rings - J.R. Tolkien
Call of the Wild - Jack London
The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane
The Inferno - Dante Allegheri
The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
The Scarlet Letter - Nathatiel Hawthorne
The Odyssey- Homer
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
... Ask me what other books I like, since it'd take a while to list them all.
The Darjeeling Limited, Silence of the Lambs, Pulp Fiction, Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Forrest Gump, Garden State, The Departed, Reservoir Dogs, Blow, Adaptation, The Life Aquatic, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Alien (the first movie), Pocahontas (yep), Four Lions, Dazed and Confused, Ali G Indahouse, The Boondock Saints, Toy Story, Fight Club, Zombieland, Elf, The Green Hornet, the Hangover...
Breaking Bad, The Simpsons, the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, That 70's Show... I'm not really that big on T.V., though.
I think the Rolling Stones are better than the Beatles.
The White Stripes, CCR, Kanye West, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Jeff Buckley, The Animals, Umphrey's McGee, Led Zeppelin, Trey Anastasio, Neil Young, Lightnin' Joe Hopkins, The Yardbirds, Cage the Elephant, Bright Eyes, Katy Perry, the Grateful Dead, Band of Horses, Oasis, The strokes, The Vines, Sonic Youth, Muse, The Temptations, Sarah Jones and the Dap Kings, The Kills, Johnny Winter, Jay Z, Nirvana, The Clash, Incubus, Sublime, Flaming Lips, Mumford and Sons, Bob Dylan, Elton John, the Kinks, City and Colour, Jim and Ingrid Croce, James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac, Iron and Wine, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Death Cab for Cutie, The Beatles, Deadmau5, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kings of Leon, Bob Marley, Lady Gaga, Sufjan Stevens, Pete Yorn, Tegan and Sara... It keeps going.
(Did I mention books?)