My upbringing was secular, but with a strong social consciousness, influenced by 8 years of study (and immersion) at the bohemian Guitar Workshop in the late 60s-early 70s. Attending a Quaker high school left me with a lifelong appreciation of consensus-building and a non-theistic spirituality.
Movies: West Side Story; Catch Me If You Can; Casablanca; Hans Christian Andersen.
TV: PBS (Masterpiece Classic + Mystery). House of Cards. The Americans. Looking forward to new season of OITNB.
Theatre: Yes! Just about anything.
NPR: Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me; This American Life; The Moth; RadioLab et al. Enjoyed this companion video to RadioLab show on words and language: http://www.radiolab.org/story/91974-bonus-video-words/
Music: I am a musician and love music. Classical (from chant to Telemann to Britten), jazz, cabaret (I sing e.g. Edith Piaf, Gershwin, many others), folk. I sing several choral concerts a year. Like to be exposed to new music and performers that I'm not familiar with.
Food: I love to cook, to eat out with friends, and to try new cuisines. Indian, French, Thai, tapas, Vietnamese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Italian...