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 books off the top of my head: The Road, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Devil and the White City, 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