Favourites

Inspired by Jason Burk, this page is devoted to a range of my favourite things. Each category is listed in no particular order because I find it difficult to choose an actual favourite.

Movies

  • The Matrix
  • Blade Runner
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • What’s Up, Doc?
  • The Truman Show
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • Never Look Away (DE: Werk ohne Autor)
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life
  • Ace Ventura 2: When Nature Calls
  • Inception
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Toy Story
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Interstellar
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • The Naked Gun 2 ½
  • Flying High! (US: Airplane!)

Television Shows

  • Seinfeld
  • Battlestar Galactica (2003, reimagined)
  • Arrested Development
  • The Office (UK)
  • Extras
  • After Life
  • Breaking Bad
  • The Simpsons
  • Kath & Kim
  • Review with Myles Barlow
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Fawlty Towers
  • 30 Rock
  • Stargate SG-1

Books

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • Molvanîa by Tom Gleisner, Santo Cilauro and Rob Sitch
  • The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
  • God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
  • Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation by Jonathan Zufi
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Albums

  • A Rush of Blood to the Head, X&Y and Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends by Coldplay
  • Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust and Valtari by Sigur Rós
  • Sam’s Town by The Killers
  • Two Shoes and So Many Nights by The Cat Empire
  • Into the Rain by Felix Riebl
  • Eternal Nightcap by The Whitlams
  • Hungry Ghosts by OK Go
  • Mad Season by Matchbox Twenty
  • Odyssey Number Five by Powderfinger
  • Greatest Hits I and II by Queen
  • There Is Nothing Left to Lose and Skin and Bones by Foo Fighters
  • Diorama by Silverchair
  • The Blue Notebooks by Max Richter
  • Origin of Symmetry and Black Holes and Revelations by Muse
  • The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra by Electric Light Orchestra
  • Gipsy Kings (Greatest Hits) by Gipsy Kings

Podcasts

Nostalgic Apple Products

  • iPod (2001)
  • Pod mini (2004)
  • iPod Hi-Fi (2006)
  • Macintosh SE (1987)
  • Power Macintosh 6500 (1997)
  • iBook (1999)
  • iMac (Summer 2001)
  • iMac G4 (2002)

Third-party Apps

Games

Board Games

  • Scrabble
  • Balderdash
  • Trouble
  • Which?

Basic Food Items

  • Mango
  • Watermelon
  • Tomato
  • Lychee
  • Pistachio
  • Peanut
  • Cashew
  • Corn chip

Coffee (inspired by Natasha)

  • Strong flat white (standard)
  • Iced latte (hot summer day)
  • Piccolo (something smaller)

Other Drinks

  • Ginger ale / ginger beer
  • Chinotto
  • Sparkling water

Travel Destinations

Typefaces

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