I've been in DC for 1.5 years, and previously lived in NY for 5 years. I grew up in Australia.
I support the following: food, banter, learning, friendliness.
TV: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Game of Thrones, South Park, The Wire, House of Cards, Broad City, Daily Show and Colbert Report (R.I.P.), PBS Newshour, Charlie Rose, Fareed Zakaria GPS.
Movies: Fargo, Kill Bill, Dr Strangelove, The Big Lebowski.
Books: 1984, LOTR, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Stranger, Lolita, Slaughterhouse Five.
Broadway: The Book of Mormon, Waiting for Godot, Fiddler on the Roof.
Music: Pink Floyd, Gogol Bordello, Led Zeppelin, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Black Keys, Beck, Gorillas, Amy Winehouse, Shpongle, Bob Marley, Gary Clark Jr.
Food: Indian, Mexican, Grilled Octopus, Sandwiches.
... five is enough, six is too arbitrary of a number