Last summer I rode my bike around town at night taking photos of the city's nooks and crannies. It's the only reason I miss living downtown.
Movies - Coen Bros, Wes Anderson, Foreign, Indie, Baraka!
Shows - TED, Startalk Radio, COSMOS, Breaking Bad, Venture Bros, Trailer Park Boys, Arrested Development, Firefly
Music - Death Grips, Tobacco, The Internet, Bjork, Radiohead, Stevie Wonder, Jeff Buckley, Talking Heads, Afrobeat, Bowie, Beck, Junip, Little Dragon, Iron and Wine, TVOTR, and alt-J.
Food - All of the above! It is hard to beat an authentic taco.
I can't grow an epic viking beard. It just looks like dirt.
UPDATE: I grew a beard, and it didn't suck.