TV shows: Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development, Sherlock, Community, Breaking Bad, Doctor Who, Band of Brothers, Luther, Glee, Pushing Daisies, The Office, Miranda, Misfits, 30 Rock, Friends, The IT Crowd, Black Books, Dexter, The Inbetweeners, The Pacific, A Bit of Fry & Laurie, Suits. American Idol. The Voice.
Leslie/Ben is my OTP. Other ships: Chandler/Monica, Kurt/Blaine, Jim/Pam, Simon/Alisha, April/Andy, Sherlock/Moriarty, Sherlock/Watson
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are my main sources of information on US politics.
Movies: Quentin Tarantino, David Fincher, the Coen brothers, Chris Nolan and yeah, Judd Apatow are the best directors in my book. Schindler’s List, Inglorious Basterds, The Social Network, Easy A, Fight Club, In Brugges, The Dark Knight, The Brokeback Mountain, Reservoir Dogs, Inception, No Country for Old Man, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, (500) Days of Summer, Candy. And it’s only me naming the ones which first came to mind.
Music: Laura Marling (I’m quite sure we’re soulmates, we were even born on the same day), Arcade Fire (Win Butler is too good to be real), Johnny Flynn (my British folk prince), Regina Spektor, Lady Gaga, Sufjan Stevens, Mumford & Sons, Villagers, Patrick Wolf, The Killers, Adam Lambert, Florence & the Machine, Marina & the Diamonds, Kate Nash, Arctic Monkeys, Adele, Noah & the Whale, She & Him, Kanye West, Childish Gambino, Kid Cudi, Emmy the Great, Ellie Goulding, I Blame Coco, Beyonce, Lykke Li, Ingrid Michaelson, Hurts, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj… I could go on for ages.
Books: everything by Neil Gaiman (he’s a genius and I pray at his altar), Markus Zusak, Jonathan Safran Foer, Kurt Vonnegut, Jodi Picoult, Chuck Palahniuk, Audrey Niffenegger, Douglas Adams, Joe Abercrombie, China Mieville, Susanna Clark, Hunter S. Thompson. Beatnik poetry. The Story of Love by Nicole Krauss. Sylvia Plath. Most books devoted to Holocaust/Jewish ethnicity problems.
Actors/actresses: Heath Ledger, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Tom Hiddleston, Jesse Eisenberg, Ryan Gosling, Aaron Paul, Andrew Scott, Casey Affleck, Marion Cotillard, Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sam Rockwell, Carey Mulligan, James McAvoy, David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Colfer, Elijah Wood, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carrell, Seth Rogen, Simon Pegg, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Page. I should stop right here.