The author is an avid film watcher and an occasional reader. He has wasted an uncountable amount of time watching movies: his extensive experience includes having watched over 950 films. Here are some of his influential favorites in no particular order.
- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
- Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
- Anti-Hero by Michael Tenaglia
- The Fuck-Up by Arthur Nersesian
- Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
- Thinking Styles by Robert J. Sternberg
- Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale Jr.