The American Experience, Rock & Roll, Blues, Hip Hop, Baseball, Comic Books, Pulp Novels, Popular Culture, Bubblegum, Muppets, Words, Grammar, Elves, Grinding, Whitesnake, Beats, Dr. Seuss, Mojo, the Mississippi Delta, Cinema, Samurai, the Harlem Renaissance, Film Noir, Meta, Tragedy, Chicago, Batman, Catholicism, Aquinas, Jesuits, the Smell of Books, Bohemianism, Flirting, Yakyu, Tolkien, Tea, the Negro Leagues, Jews, Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction, Everything and Anything Beatles, Type, Typewriters, Action Figures, the Films of Kurosawa, the Coens and John Hughes, Christmas, Feminine Curves, Children’s Literature, Tricksters, Norse Mythology, Nightswimming, Boston, Blue Eyes, Saying the Word “Fuck,” Blanket Forts, Colouring, Air Guitar, Gams, Stairway to Heaven, Mix Tapes, Love, Green Grass and Transcendental Philosophy.
The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, The Great Gatsby, The Maltese Falcon, A Confederacy of Dunces, King Lear, A Song of Ice and Fire, The Eyre Affair, Where The Wild Things Are, Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight Returns, Motherless Brooklyn, The Count of Monte Cristo, The White Boy Shuffle, Walden, The Big Sleep, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The Republic, Tender is the Night, Moneyball, Leaves of Grass, The Karla Trilogy, The Gabriel Allon series.
The Beatles, The Gaslight Anthem, Ryan Adams, Blue Rodeo, Counting Crows, Sam Cooke, The Avett Brothers, Kathleen Edwards, Black Keys, The Roots, Mos Def, My Morning Jacket, Bob Dylan, The Band, Otis Redding, Public Enemy, The Wu Tang Clan, Muddy Waters, Gillian Welch, John Lee Hooker, Jay-Z, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Howlin’ Wolf.
Almost Famous, High Fidelity, Singin’ in the Rain, Goonies, Dazed and Confused, Stranger Than Fiction, The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ran, Miller’s Crossing, Swingers, Christmas Vacation, Elf, The Last Waltz, Double Indemnity, The Philadelphia Story, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Muppet Movie, Good Will Hunting, Wonder Boys, Superbad, Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, Eight Men Out, Hard Boiled, Shawshank Redemption, Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore.
Favourite Television Shows
The West Wing, The Wire, Scrubs, Community, How I Met Your Mother, Parks & Recreation, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, The Hilarious House of Frightenstein, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Suits, Modern Family, Numb3rs, 30 Rock, Seinfeld, Justified, Happy Endings, New Girl.