Authors: Dostoevsky, Kafka, Nietzche, Camus, Sartre, Pynchon, Rimbaud, Frank O'Hara, Walt Whitman, Faulkner, Henry Miller, Haruki Murakami, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Thomas Wolfe, Nabokov, Danieliewski, John Barth, John Updike, Steinbeck, Arthur Miller, Roethke, William Carlos Williams, etc.
Movies: There Will Be Blood, and pretty much anything by the directors Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Goddard, Cohen Brothers, Wes Anderson, etc. I like japanese and really pulpy horror movies sometimes.
Shows: Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire, Mad Men, Star Trek Next Generation, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Batman the Animated Series, Arrested Development, Seinfeld, Louie.
Food: Japanese, Thai, Indian, Syrian, American.