As far as tv goes, if you like any of the following we'll probably get along: Robot Chicken, Breaking Bad, Six Feet Under, The Sopranos, Oz, Mad Men and The Wire.
Some favorite movies: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Raging Bull, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, American Psycho, Requiem for a Dream ect ect ect.
Some books off the top of my head: The Road, The Killer Angels, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Devil and the White City, most books by Chomsky, The Stranger, On the Road, Lipstick Traces, The Coldest Winter.
2.) A world map and a passport
3.) Beer no one's heard of, from places no one's been.
4.) Books and lots of them
6.) Meat Loaf- Bat Out of Hell