I'm always startled to realize that I'm not 6'6'', and I read the Modern Love column of the NYTimes first thing every Friday evening when it's posted.
Music: Beirut, Lykke Li, Mystery Jets, Florence and the Machine, the Kinks, Francoise Hardy, Vampire Weekend, the Strokes... and the occasional healthy dose of Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga
Books: David Macaulay books, The Poisonwood Bible, His Dark Materials, anything by Gary Schteyngart, overwrought and melodramatic russian lit
Movies: Goodbye Lenin, Gattaca, Legally Blonde, Big Fish, the Godfather when AMC cuts it chronologically, Once, the Princess Bride, Ferris Bueller's Day off, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Most of Wes Anderson, anything you can heckle
Shows: 30 Rock, Mad Men, Psych, Law & Order: SVU in the background while I work, MythBusters, GoodEats, Pushing Daisies, the Simpsons, Scrubs, Monk, Colbert Report
Food: Pistachio ice cream and inedibly spicy food