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.

Influential Films

Taxi Driver The Assassination of Richard Nixon Falling Down One Hour Photo The Final Cut
Training Day Boiler Room Glengarry Glen Ross Catch Me If You Can
American Psycho The Talented Mr. Ripley Pulp Fiction Reservoir Dogs Fight Club
The 400 Blows The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner The Prestige The Terminal Clerks

Influential Literature

  • 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.