Favorite bands :
Alice in Chains, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Black Keys, Stone Temple Pilots, Queens of the Stone Age, Pearl Jam, Lamb of God, Opeth
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Favorite books :
This is your brain on music, The World in Six Songs - Daniel Levitin, 1984 - George Orwell, annnnything by Aristotle or Plato, Leviathan - Thomas Hobbes, Origin of Species - Darwin, Civilization and its Discontents - Sigmund Freud, any poetry by Edgar Allan Poe (esp. The Raven), Walt Whitman (esp. O me, O life), Robert Pinsky (esp. Impossible to Tell) or John Donne (esp. Holy Sonnets). Some fiction as well such as George Orwell - 1984 is a favourite of mine, and Stephen King.
Favorite tv :
Futurama, The Simpsons, Colbert Report, Metalocalypse, Robot Chicken, South Park, Family Guy, Flight of the Conchords, hockey if that counts..