Music-Jazz, rock, alternative, classic rock. Favorites include The Beatles, Steely Dan, David Bowie, Decemberists, Ben Folds, Talking Heads, Death Cab, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Ryan Adams, The Cars, Genesis (Gabriel), REM, Suzanne Vega, Dirty Projectors, Alan Parsons, etc.
I have a huge collection of books about the Beatles as well as other music books. Recently read the David Bowie Biography, as well as a book about David Byrne. Currently reading a book about music and the brain. Kitchen Confidential. A Mans Search for Meaning.
Movies- anything that makes me think- American Beauty, Se7en, The Departed, Silence of the Lambs, Usual Suspects, Eternal Sunshine etc.
TV= Arrested Development, Seinfeld, Breaking Bad, 30 Rock, No Reservations, Parks and Rec, Dexter, anything on the discovery channel, that show called the Universe (discovery channel or history channel, i can't remember which one but it's awesome). HOARDERS, My Strange Addiction, Hardcore Pawn, American Pickers, are all guilty pleasures.