I love contrarians and people who hold dissenting opinions. I will gladly forgo sleep for a good conversation. I fall in love with Scarlett Johansson every time I watch Lost in Translation. And, yes! That is important information.
I listen to and read Dan Savage religiously. So I'm GGG and you should know what that means.
I want to live forever. I believe strongly in human ingenuity, especially in the areas of science and technology. I have a close group of friends with whom I enjoy throwing a few drinks back and not taking ourselves too seriously.
And for a little Hofstadterian fun: This sentence claims to be an Epimenides paradox, but it is lying.
Books: Godel, Escher, Bach. Good and Real. The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. Causality.
Movies: Baraka and Samsara. her. The Matrix. Fight Club. Lost in Translation. The Fountain. Antichrist
Directors/Writers Darren Aronofsky. Quentin Tarantino. David Fincher. Wes Anderson. Spike Jones. Danny Boyle. Paul Thomas Anderson. I really, really like film and it's my preferable way of consuming fiction.
Shows: Breaking Bad. Game of Thrones. House of Cards. The Walking Dead. Dexter. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. South Park.
Music: Black metal. Classical.
Late-night conversations with awesome friends
Intellectual stimulation of any and all kinds
The comedic genius of South Park and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The brilliance of the existentialist philosophers and the clever use of their ideas in film and literature.
Space and dinosaurs; if you're looking for two topics that will consistently blow your mind, it's the vastness of space and the awesomeness of dinosaurs. Try it!