Interests include books, concerts (most recently, Tori Amos), dining out (vegetarian), movies (including anime and foreign films), music, sporting events (including watching my nephew and niece play soccer), theatre, video games (PS3, PSP, Wii, DS, and 3DS), etc.
Books: Piece by Piece by Tori Amos and Ann Powers, Robert Langdon trilogy by Dan Brown, The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll, House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, Verses by Ani DiFranco, The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman, the trick is to keep breathing by Janice Galloway, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo, Gregory Maguire's Wicked series, Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga, His Dark Materials trilogy by Phillip Pullman, Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, Stargirl & Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli, and Frank Warren's Post Secret series.
Blu-ray steel books only: 300, Batman Begins, Beauty and the Beast, The Book of Eli, Bourne Identity, Bourne Supremacy, Bourne Ultimatum, Bourne Legacy, A Bug's Life, Cars, Cars 2, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, The Departed, Good Fellas, Gran Torino, Green Lantern, The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, Inception, The Last Samurai, The Lion King, Monsters, Inc., The Muppets, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Pinocchio, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Ratatouille, Safe House, Salt, Scarface, The Shawshank Redemption, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sucker Punch (San Diego Comic Con Exclusive), Total Recall, Toy Story 3, V for Vendetta, Wall-E.
Current TV Shows: The Biggest Loser, Bleach, Brickleberry, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, Elementary, Futurama, Parenthood, Robot Chicken, Touch, Tosh.0.
Music: Above & Beyond, Adam Freeland, Adele, Allure, Amy Winehouse, Andrew Bayer, Angelfish, Ani DiFranco, Audio Bullys, Bat For Lashes, Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man, Billy Corgan, Björk, Bright Eyes, BT, Bugz In The Attic, Carl Cox, Clint Mansell, Color of Clouds, Conjure One, Conor Oberst, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Cosmic Gate, The Crystal Method, The Cure, Damien Rice, Daniel Tosh, Danny Howells, Danny Tenaglia, Darren Emerson, Dave Seaman, Deadmau5, Death in Vegas, Deep Dish, Delerium, Depeche Mode, Dubfire, Ellie Goulding, Everything But The Girl, Faithless, Felix Da Housecat, Front 242, Garbage, Gorillaz, Groove Armada, Guillemots, James Lavelle, JES, John Digweed, Johnny Cash, Kelli Scarr, Krafty Kuts, Kristin Chenowith, Lamb, Layo & Bushwacka!, Leigh Nash, Lemon Jelly, Leonard Cohen, Liam Howlett, Lisa Hannigan, M83, The Mediæval Bæbes, Mercury Rev, MJ Cole, Moby, Monsters Of Folk, Morcheeba, Morgan Page, Nelly Furtado, New Order, Nick Warren, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, OceanLab, One eskimO, The Orb, Orbital, Paul Oakenfold, A Perfect Circle, Pet Shop Boys, Portishead, Radiohead, Richard Durand, Richard X, Roots Manuva, Röyksopp, Sandra Collins, Sarah McLachlan, Sasha, Sharam, Sheryl Crow, Shiny Toy Guns, Sisley Treasure, Sixpence None The Richer, Sky Cries Mary, Smashing Pumpkins, Sowelu, Talvin Singh, Tegan & Sara, Thome Yorke, Tiësto, Tony De Vit, Tool, Tori Amos, Tricky, U2, Underworld, Unicorn Kid, VCMG, Versant, Vienna Teng, Voodoo Child, Vyvienne Long, Yoav, Zwan, 30 Seconds To Mars.
Food: Vegetarian noodles and rice. See also: Italian, Japanese, Mexican/Spanish, and Thai.