I was a political activist in the 70's, a little less active in politics today, but still committed. I am a scientist first and artist second. My art is stereoscopic (3D) photography, stereoscopic computer graphics, and large scale conceptual art. I've been attending Burning Man since 1996.
Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey, District 9, Harry Potter, Coraline, The Big Lebowski, Beetlejuice, Amelie, Satyricon, 8-1/2,.
Shows:Silicon Valley, The Office, SNL, Breaking Bad, The Daily Show. There's not a lot good on network television these days.
Music: Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Punk, ambient:
Muse, Sigur Ros, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, REM, Depeche Mode, King Crimson, Yes, Procol Harum, Genesis (early).
Food: Spicy, Thai and Indian, Mexican, Chinese.
PodCasts: Skeptics Guide to the Universe, Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, Cognitive Dissonance.