• Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
• The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury
• John Brown, W.E.B. DuBois
• David Cooperfield, Charles Dickens
Movies: Grindhouse movies played at the Hollywood Theater, a lot of things starring Sean Connery, Conan the Barbarian, and many other more serious things.
Music: Hip-hop, jazz, rocksteady, dub, some metal.
3. Family and friends
5. A creative outlet