Other things I find awesome: reading, cooking, going to concerts, billiards, old houses, galleries, slide projectors, summer thunderstorms, planetariums, poems, colonnades, old-school board games, making mixes, people watching, skee-ball, Rube Goldberg machines, string quartets, Plinko, wood-burning stoves, comic books, bumper cars, spiral staircases, boardwalks, turns of phrase, thinking/reflecting, and making lists.
Movies: The Commitments, The Empire Strikes Back, Chungking Express, Magnolia, Goodfellas, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, October Sky, Chasing Amy, Shaun of the Dead, Serenity, Amadeus, This is Spinal Tap, Before Sunrise/Before Sunset, Rushmore, Amelie, The Goonies.
Television: Community, Archer, Doctor Who, The Rachel Maddow Show, Arrow, Justified, Sherlock, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Luther, Freaks and Geeks, Firefly, The IT Crowd, Sports Night, Veronica Mars, The West Wing, The Wire, Deadwood.
Music: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Sam Cooke, The New Pornographers, Beulah, Big Star, The Exploding Hearts, Miles Davis, Jens Lekman, Chvrches, Patty Griffin, The Replacements, Ted Leo, Belle and Sebastian, Bob Dylan, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Camera Obscura, Van Morrison, The Reputation, Metric, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, The Zombies, Neko Case, The Dismemberment Plan, The New Radicals.
Food: I enjoy almost everything, most of all meals shared with friends. Some favorites: Dan Dan noodles from Sichuan Jin River, G-man sub from Mangialardos, Butter chicken from Fojol Brothers, Pho #4 at Pho 75, Thanksgiving Dinner, my grandmother's lasagna, my father's French toast.
Music, recorded and live.
Something to read (be it a good book, a stack of comics, news and music blogs that I follow, Twitter, the back of a cereal box, etc.)
Some kind of Internet-capable device.
A comfortable pair of sneakers.