(b) Reality Bites, Lost in Translation, Adventures in Babysitting, Across the Universe, Get Him to the Greek-like comedies, indie dramedies.
(c) Daily Show, Parenthood, Mindy Project, Looking.
(d) Wild Belle, Broken Social Scene, Billie Holiday, Stars, Florence & the Machine, Pixies, The Lumineers, Imaginary Cities, Album Leaf, Miranda Lambert, Rolling Stones, Motown, old 20s jazz.
(e) Tequila, lobster, cheese, ramen, Fireball whiskey.
probably at a bar.