These are a few of my favorite things. Julie Andrews, The Sound of Music

The order of each list is roughly correct but imprecise…no way could I accurately stack rank a lot of these…I’ve easily seen 4,000+ movies and TV shows, so those are pretty long lists sorry not sorry 😂

Favorite Movies

  1. The Matrix (series)
  2. The Thirteenth Floor
  3. The Mandela Effect
  4. The Truman Show
  5. Hackers
  6. The Man from Earth
  7. Meet Joe Black
  8. Fight Club
  9. John Wick (series)
  10. Big Trouble in Little China
  11. The Goonies
  12. Willow
  13. Princess Bride
  14. Vanilla Sky
  15. Transcendence
  16. Spirited Away
  17. Howl’s Moving Castle
  18. The Last Starfighter
  19. Krull
  20. Total Recall
  21. Sneakers
  22. The Neverending Story
  23. Coherence
  24. Peaceful Warrior
  25. The Shawshank Redemption
  26. Arlington Road
  27. The Old Guard
  28. Star Trek Trilogy (Chris Pine ones)
  29. Killer Klowns from Outer Space
  30. My Science Project
  31. Guardians of the Galaxy
  32. Kingsman: The Secret Service
  33. Wargames
  34. Man on Fire
  35. John Carter
  36. Interstellar
  37. Arrival
  38. The Adjustment Bureau
  39. Rambo (series, except Last Blood which sucked)
  40. The Avengers (series)
  41. Brainscan
  42. Doctor Strange
  43. Roadhouse
  44. Ladyhawke
  45. Toy Soldiers
  46. The Manhattan Project
  47. Tron: Legacy
  48. Deadpool
  49. Thor (series)
  50. Contact
  51. Alice in Wonderland (Tim Burton, especially on 3D Blu Ray)
  52. Iron Man (just the first one, the second one was so-so and the third sucked)
  53. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Johnny Depp version)
  54. Avatar
  55. Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr. version)
  56. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  57. The Hobbit Trilogy
  58. Resident Evil
  59. Independence Day
  60. Casino Royale (Daniel Craig version)
  61. The Dark Knight
  62. Black Panther
  63. Mortal Kombat
  64. Pirates of the Caribbean
  65. Batman Begins
  66. The Prestige
  67. The Greatest Showman
  68. Alien (series)
  69. Predator (series)
  70. Bourne (series)
  71. American History X
  72. Rounders
  73. Heat
  74. Hitman (2015)
  75. Blade Runner (series)
  76. Joker
  77. Law Abiding Citizen
  78. Star Wars (series, but especially Return of the Jedi)
  79. Leon: The Professional (International version)
  80. Limitless
  81. Boondock Saints (series)
  82. Good Will Hunting
  83. The Dead Poet’s Society
  84. School of Rock
  85. Lake Placid
  86. The Accountant
  87. Pay it Forward
  88. The Crow
  89. Bloodsport
  90. Kickboxer
  91. Wall-E
  92. Short Circuit (series)
  93. Ghostbusters (series)
  94. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (series)
  95. Back to the Future (series)
  96. Taken (series)
  97. K-PAX
  98. Bicentennial Man
  99. Real Genius
  100. Harry Potter (series)
  101. 300
  102. The Incredibles
  103. Wonder Woman
  104. Hocus Pocus
  105. The Last Samurai
  106. Bridge to Terabithia
  107. Big Hero 6
  108. Cobra
  109. The Count of Monte Cristo
  110. Baby Driver
  111. Constantine
  112. Die Hard (series)
  113. Finding Neverland
  114. Stardust
  115. Kubo and the Two Strings
  116. Pan’s Labyrinth
  117. The Patriot
  118. Indiana Jones (series)
  119. Thank You for Smoking
  120. V for Vendetta
  121. Starship Troopers
  122. The Silence of the Lambs
  123. Idle Hands
  124. The Wraith
  125. The Last Unicorn
  126. The Edge
  127. The Craft
  128. Big
  129. Cube
  130. Silent Hill
  131. The Count of Monte Cristo
  132. Jurassic Park
  133. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
  134. The Usual Suspects
  135. Mallrats
  136. James Bond (series)
  137. Flight of the Navigator
  138. The Book of Life
  139. The Nightmare Before Christmas
  140. Howard the Duck
  141. Explorers
  142. Dorian Gray
  143. Army of Darkness
  144. The Ninth Gate
  145. Friday the 13th (series)
  146. Nightmare on Elm Street (series)
  147. Solomon Kane
  148. Gladiator
  149. The Game
  150. Falling Down
  151. Final Destination
  152. Halloween (Rob Zombie ones)
  153. With Honors
  154. What About Bob
  155. Edge of Tomorrow
  156. Sing
  157. In Time
  158. Groundhog Day
  159. Election
  160. Office Space
  161. Inception
  162. Conan (series)
  163. American Beauty
  164. Casanova
  165. Billy Elliot
  166. The Day After Tomorrow
  167. Prince of Persia
  168. Enemy of the State
  169. Blade
  170. Legend
  171. Avatar
  172. The Great Gatsby
  173. Repo Men
  174. The Fifth Element
  175. The Island
  176. Dark City
  177. Lucy
  178. The 13th Warrior
  179. Warlock
  180. Mr. Brooks
  181. Se7en
  182. The Italian Job
  183. Point Break (original)
  184. Lost Boys
  185. Into the Blue
  186. Fool’s Gold
  187. Olympus Has Fallen (series)
  188. Waterworld
  189. Spawn
  190. The Covenant
  191. Collateral Beauty
  192. Accepted
  193. Mad Max: Fury Road
  194. Young Sherlock Holmes
  195. Man of Steel
  196. Weird Science
  197. Zack Snyder’s Justice League
  198. Best of the Best
  199. Pitch Black
  200. Chronicles of Riddick
  201. Ronin
  202. The Mummy (series)
  203. The Expendables (series)
  204. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
  205. Meet The Robinsons
  206. The Iron Giant
  207. Jumanji (series)
  208. Brewster’s Millions
  209. The Golden Child
  210. Lethal Weapon (series)
  211. Mission Impossible (series)
  212. Beverly Hills Cop (series)
  213. Kiss of the Dragon
  214. Romeo Must Die
  215. Ong Bak: Thai Warrior
  216. Ip Man series
  217. Godzilla (1998)
  218. King Kong (2005)
  219. Whiplash
  220. Braveheart
  221. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  222. The Postman
  223. The Wolf of Wall Street
  224. Inside Out
  225. Soul
  226. How to Train Your Dragon (series)
  227. Catch Me If You Can
  228. Zootopia
  229. The Martian
  230. Ravenous
  231. Sin City
  232. Jaws
  233. The Last of the Mohicans
  234. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  235. Thirteen Ghosts
  236. The Haunting
  237. The House on Haunted Hill
  238. Shrek
  239. Edward Scissorhands
  240. Tombstone
  241. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  242. The Breakfast Club
  243. ET the Extra Terrestrial
  244. Wreck-It Ralph
  245. Toy Story (series)
  246. Ex Machina
  247. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
  248. Knowing
  249. Moana (A++ catchy soundtrack)
  250. Inside Man
  251. Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Favorite TV Shows

  1. Sword Art Online
  2. Rick and Morty
  3. Solar Opposites
  4. Stranger Things
  5. Death Note
  6. Billions
  7. Ballers
  8. Banshee
  9. Undone
  10. Invincible
  11. Castlevania
  12. The Boys
  13. Cosmos
  14. Black Mirror
  15. Warrior
  16. Westworld
  17. The Unit
  18. Game of Thrones (except that last season, gag)
  19. Hannibal
  20. Daredevil
  21. The Punisher
  22. Vikings
  23. Cobra Kai
  24. DEVS
  25. Sherlock (miniseries)
  26. Second Chance
  27. DUNE (miniseries)
  28. Person of Interest
  29. White Collar
  30. The Blacklist
  31. Silicon Valley
  32. Touch
  33. Numb3rs
  34. South Park
  35. Lie to Me
  36. Suits
  37. Breaking Bad
  38. The Mentalist
  39. Dark Angel (Jessica Alba one)
  40. Fringe
  41. The Umbrella Academy
  42. The Pretender
  43. Shark Tank
  44. Dragon’s Den
  45. Rome
  46. Spartacus
  47. Locke & Key
  48. Bones
  49. Top Gear UK
  50. Iron Chef
  51. Sliders
  52. Castle
  53. Da Vinci’s Demons
  54. Gilmore Girls
  55. Everwood
  56. Chance
  57. The Orville
  58. Picard
  59. Eureka
  60. House
  61. The Shield
  62. The Dragon Prince
  63. Supernatural
  64. Smallville
  65. Stargate SG1
  66. Stargate Atlantis
  67. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  68. The Witcher
  69. Family Guy
  70. The Simpson’s
  71. Young Justice
  72. Teen Titans
  73. Clarice
  74. Heroes (only the first 2 seasons)
  75. 24 (only the first 2 seasons)
  76. Prison Break (first season only)
  77. MacGyver (original)
  78. X-Men: The Animated Series
  79. DuckTales
  80. The X-Files
  81. Inspector Gadget
  82. The Super Mario Brother’s Super Show
  83. The Legend of Zelda
  84. Pinky and the Brain
  85. The Real Ghostbusters
  86. Batman Beyond
  87. The Batman
  88. Batman: The Animated Series
  89. Superman: The Animated Series
  90. Justice League
  91. The Magicians
  92. G.I. Joe (80’s)
  93. He-man and the Masters of the Universe (80’s)
  94. James Bond Jr.
  95. Adventures of the Gummi Bears
  96. Gargoyles
  97. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  98. Biohackers
  99. Highlander: The Series
  100. Renegade

Favorite Music

  1. Anything Synthwave or 8-bit/Chiptune
  2. Scandroid
  3. Skrillex
  4. Wolcensmen
  5. CPY6
  6. M83
  7. Unicorn Kid
  8. Shirobon
  9. Killigrew
  10. Maxthor
  11. The Doors
  12. LukHash
  13. Woodkid
  14. Com Truise
  15. Turbo Knight
  16. Ramin Djawadi
  17. Dynatron
  18. Dan Terminus
  19. Soul Asylum
  20. Tangerine Dream
  21. PDF Format
  22. La Roux
  23. Metric
  24. Lifeformed
  25. Calvin Harris
  26. Deadmau5
  27. Anamanaguchi
  28. Duran Duran
  29. The Goo Goo Dolls
  30. Owl City
  31. Enya
  32. Loreena McKennitt
  33. Daft Punk
  34. Vampire Weekend
  35. Brandi Carlile
  36. Joshua Radin
  37. Breaking Benjamin
  38. Everclear
  39. REM
  40. Hootie and the Blowfish
  41. Journey
  42. The Weepies
  43. The Format
  44. Jump Little Children
  45. Bare Naked Ladies
  46. Most Soundtracks (James Horner, John Williams, Hans Zimmer especially)
  47. Certain Musicals (Wicked, Sweeney Todd, Les Misérables)
  48. Classical Music of Any Variety (Vivaldi, Holst, Bach, etc.)
  49. Almost no Rap, Hip Hop or R&B of ANY Kind – nails on a chalk board to me
  50. Almost no country music, with very few exceptions

Favorite Books (Fiction)

  1. The Kingkiller Chronicle Series by Patrick Rothfuss
  2. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
  3. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  4. The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix Harrow
  5. The Secret Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
  6. Anything written by Brandon Sanderson
  7. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  8. Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan
  9. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  10. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  11. Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
  12. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
  13. Shannara series by Terry Brooks
  14. Anything written by Brandon Mull
  15. Peter and the Starcatchers series by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry
  16. Demon Cycle series by Peter V. Brett
  17. Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Mass
  18. The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer (guilty pleasure)
  19. The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
  20. The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series by Michael Scott
  21. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
  22. The Bartimaeus series by Jonathan Stroud
  23. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  24. The Looking Glass Wars Trilogy by Frank Beddor
  25. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  26. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  27. The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis
  28. A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin
  29. Adventurer’s Wanted series by M.L. Foreman
  30. Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
  31. Batman: No Man’s Land by Greg Rucka
  32. The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini
  33. Otherland Series by Tad Williams
  34. The Ninja series by Eric Van Lustbader
  35. Rogue Warrior series by Richard Marcinko
  36. The Adept series by Katherine Kurtz
  37. Gentleman Bastards series by Scott Lynch
  38. The Lorien Legacies by Pittacus Lore
  39. Anything written by John Flanagan (Ranger’s Apprentice, Brotherband Chronicles)
  40. Heir Chronicles by Cinda Williams Chima
  41. Iron Druid series by Kevin Hearne
  42. Riyria series by Michael J. Sullivan
  43. Murderbot series by Martha Wells
  44. Necroscope series by Brian Lumley
  45. The Grandmaster series by Warren Murphy and Molly Cochran
  46. Night Angel series by Brent Weeks
  47. Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind
  48. Hannibal Lecter series by Thomas Harris
  49. Primal Fear/Aaron Stampler series by William Diehl
  50. Anything written by Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Dan Brown, Tom Clancy, Robert Ludlum or Clive Cussler

Favorite Books (Non-Fiction)

  1. The 4-Hour Workweek – Anything by Tim Ferriss is fantastic
  2. Seeking Wisdom – This is one of the most important books I have ever read. If our simulation creators were to hand us a user manual to understand humanity, this would be it.
  3. Spiritual Enlightenment: The Damndest Thing – This book completely shifted the way I view reality. There’s no unseeing this. It’s like Morpheus pulling Neo out of The Matrix, world-changing red pill shit. You’ve been warned. If you enjoy this book, I’ve loved everything Jed McKenna has written.
  4. Awareness
  5. The Courage to Be Disliked
  6. The Simulation Hypothesis
  7. Prometheus Rising
  8. The Power of Now
  9. Direct Truth
  10. The Beginning of Infinity
  11. The Ape that Understood the Universe
  12. How to Change Your Mind
  13. The Doors of Perception
  14. God’s Debris
  15. The Oversoul Seven Trilogy
  16. The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are
  17. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big
  18. Atomic Habits
  19. The Laws of Human Nature
  20. Poor Charlie’s Almanack
  21. Waking Up
  22. The Incerto Series by Taleb
  23. Life 3.0
  24. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
  25. 12 Rules for Life
  26. Win Bigly
  27. Anything You Want
  28. Principles
  29. Rework
  30. It Doesn’t Have To Be Crazy At Work
  31. Choose Yourself
  32. The Art of Learning
  33. The Magic of Thinking Big
  34. Influence
  35. Pre-Suasion
  36. The Happiness of Pursuit
  37. Creativity, Inc.
  38. The Art of Thinking Clearly
  39. The Wisdom of Psychopaths
  40. Satisfaction: The Science of Finding True Fulfillment
  41. Everything is Bullshit
  42. Without Their Permission
  43. The 48 Laws of Power
  44. The Obstacle is the Way
  45. Think Like a Freak
  46. Blink
  47. The Tipping Point
  48. Outliers
  49. Thinking, Fast and Slow
  50. Freakonomics
  51. Super Freakonomics
  52. The Power of Habit
  53. Brain Rules
  54. Sway
  55. Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
  56. The Hard Thing About Hard Things
  57. Zero to One
  58. Fooling Houdini
  59. Linchpin
  60. Delivering Happiness
  61. The Art of Deception
  62. Trust Me, I’m Lying
  63. What Every Body is Saying

Favorite Foods

  1. Steak, especially a nice Kobe or Ohmi beef filet mignon (medium to medium-well)
  2. Sheqerpare (delicious Albanian dessert)
  3. Apple Milopita
  4. Kolaches (Texas style, sweet and savory)
  5. Pizza (thick, thin, you name it, especially a nice pear gorgonzola)
  6. Sushi or Sushi Bowls
  7. Bacon and Eggs
  8. Avocado Toast
  9. Pancakes w/ Real Maple Syrup (especially pumpkin spice pancakes with mascarpone)
  10. Croque Monsieur
  11. Creme Brulee
  12. Cinnamon Rolls
  13. Risotto
  14. Cheese (I love exotic cheeses, especially aged cheddars and goudas and blues)
  15. BBQ of any variety
  16. Tamales
  17. Tacos al Pastor
  18. Vaca Frita w/ Cuban Rice and Maduros
  19. Chicken Katsu Curry
  20. Sweet Potato Fries
  21. Coconut Khorma
  22. Butter Chicken
  23. Chicken Tikka Masala
  24. Kheer
  25. Kashmiri Naan
  26. Hashweh
  27. Makanek
  28. Pad Thai
  29. Pumpkin Curry
  30. Chicken Satay
  31. Sesame Chicken
  32. Orange Chicken
  33. Pork Fried Rice
  34. Dim Sum (especially Xiao Long Bao)
  35. Five Spice Crispy Duck Buns w/ Plum Sauce
  36. Hungarian Goulash
  37. Kurtos Kalacs
  38. Cronuts (especially filled and flavored ones like these)
  39. Pistachio Gelato
  40. French Bread w/ Salted Butter and Citrus Honey
  41. Cheesecake
  42. Pie (of almost any kind)

Favorite Video Games

  1. Apex Legends (Xbox)
  2. PUBG/Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (Xbox, iOS)
  3. Fallout 3 (Xbox)
  4. Fallout: New Vegas (Xbox)
  5. Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim (Xbox, PC, Switch)
  6. Dishonored series (Xbox)
  7. Thief 1 & 2 (PC)
  8. American McGee’s Alice series (PC, Xbox)
  9. Doom series (PC, Xbox)
  10. Wolfenstein series (PC, Xbox)
  11. Super Mario Bros. 1-3 (NES)
  12. Cuphead (Switch, Xbox)
  13. Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
  14. Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
  15. Shovel Knight (Switch)
  16. Super Mario 64 (N64)
  17. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
  18. BioShock series (Xbox)
  19. Portal and Portal 2 (Xbox)
  20. Mortal Kombat series (SNES, PC, Xbox)
  21. Evoland (iOS)
  22. Goblin Sword (Switch)
  23. Kingdom New Lands (Switch)
  24. Stranger Things: The Game (iOS)
  25. Rolling Sky (iOS)
  26. Myst series (PC)
  27. Hexen & Heretic (PC)
  28. Terraria (iOS, Switch, Xbox)
  29. Halo series (Xbox)
  30. Gran Tourismo Series (PS2/PS3)
  31. F.E.A.R. (Xbox, only the 1st one, 2 & 3 suck)
  32. The Need for Speed (PC)
  33. Burnout series (Xbox)
  34. Half-Life series (PC, Xbox)
  35. Assassins Creed (Xbox)
  36. Gears of War series (Xbox)
  37. Clive Barker’s Undying (PC)
  38. Conker’s Bad Fur Day/Conker Live and Reloaded (N64, Xbox)
  39. Goldeneye (N64)
  40. Just Cause 1 & 2 (Xbox)
  41. Tomb Raider series (Xbox)
  42. Kings Quest 6 & 7 (PC)
  43. Shannara (PC)
  44. The Incredible Machine (PC)
  45. Blood (PC)
  46. Bully (PC)
  47. Daikatana (PC)
  48. Deus Ex series (PC)
  49. Far Cry series (Xbox)
  50. Vampire: The Masquerade series (PC)

Favorite Hobbies

  1. Traveling/Exploring new places
  2. Playing video games
  3. Watching movies and TV shows
  4. Reading
  5. Writing/Blogging
  6. Swimming
  7. Going for walks
  8. Cooking/Eating
  9. Studying & Debating (pretty much anything, but philosophy and the nature of reality in particular are my jam)
  10. Shooting Guns (target, skeet, hunting, whatevs)