Below is a selection of things bring me joy, and for you, maybe a little bit of insight into who I am as a person. I have a separate page for my favourite music if you were looking for that.
Mean Girls, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Inglourious Basterds, Forrest Gump, Saved!, American History X, The Green Mile, Boy, A Clockwork Orange, Labyrinth, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Finding Nemo, The Butterfly Effect, 8 Mile, Girl Interrupted, Clueless, The Craft, Silence of the Lambs, Dogma, Easy A, Django Unchained, Jojo Rabbit, The Sword in the Stone, Hot Fuzz.
Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Christoph Waltz, Tatiana Maslany, Paul Rudd, Kristen Bell, Tom Hanks, Brittany Murphy, Timothy Olyphant, Drew Barrymore, DJ Qualls, Anna Kendrick, Malcolm McDowell, Tessa Thompson, Craig Robinson, Elizabeth Banks, Jason Mewes, Cate Blanchett, Elliot Page, Fairuza Balk, Seth Rogen, Liv Tyler, Mark Hamill, Lizzy Caplan, Johnny Depp, Arielle Kebbel, Kyle MacLachlan, Kat Dennings, Steve Carrell, Eva Amurri.
Kevin Smith, Quentin Tarantino, Taika Waititi, Tim Burton, Judd Apatow, Eric Kripke, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Roald Dahl, Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Adam Sandler (Little Nicky and prior), Never Stay Dead, Brendon Small, Pendleton Ward, Jenji Kohan, Lisa Frank, John Marsden, creepygirlclub.
Elder Sign, Suburbia, Hardback/Paperback, Awkward Guests, Monikers, Codenames, Letter Jam, Patchwork, Cryptid, Wingspan, Pandemic, Welcome To…, Love Letter, Lost Cities, Ticket to Ride, Timeline, Arboretum, Concept, Chronicles of Crime, Imperial Settlers, MicroMacro: Crime City, Cascadia, Azul, Wavelength.
Concerts, theme parks, walking tours, zoos/nature parks, visiting stationery/craft stores, war history museums, walking my dogs, mini golf, natural history museums, ten-pin bowling, science & technology museums, walking in parks/on trails, curated gardens, general history museums, bike rides, going to the beach, escape rooms.
Dexter, Orphan Black, The Boys, Gilmore Girls, Supernatural, Veronica Mars, Outrageous Fortune, What We Do in the Shadows, Bob's Burgers, Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, Dark, Metalocalypse, Adventure Time, Charmed, House MD, The Good Place, South Park, Santa Clarita Diet, Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, Desperate Housewives, The Girls Next Door, Peacemaker.
Urzila Carlson, Bill Bailey, George Carlin, Wayne Brady, Madeleine Sami, Melanie Bracewell, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, David Strassman, Kathy Burke, Rose Matafeo, Dylan Moran, Heath Franklin (Chopper), Ben Hurley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Bo Burnham, Josh Thompson, Matt Berry, Laura Daniel, Cori Gonzales-Macuer, Richard Ayoade, Billy T. James, Bianca Del Rio.
Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA V, Disney Dreamlight Valley, The Sims, Rock Band/Guitar Hero, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Crash Bandicoot, Mortal Kombat, Spore, Jackbox/You Don’t Know Jack, South Park: The Stick of Truth, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Tekken, Warcraft, Supermagical, Oddworld, Zoo Tycoon, Katamari Damacy, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Wii Sports, LittleBigPlanet, The Longest Journey, Tetris, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
Smoked salmon, cheesecake, coffee, sushi/poke bowls, peanut butter & chocolate, bagels, salted caramel, Tex Mex, coconut & chocolate, meat pies, vanilla cola zero, mango, avocado, Caramilk chocolate, cream cheese, Peking duck, honey mustard, (apple, cherry, custard) pastries, leeks, griesmeel (semolina) pudding, chicken wings, pecan pie, Beyond burgers, rice pudding, hāngī, mint & chocolate, the Grimm from Hell Pizza, red “liquorice”, gherkins, jellybeans, joppiesaus, (bourbon) vanilla icecream, nutritional yeast, ambrosia salad, oat milk, panna cotta, plain/salted chips/crackers, Hundreds and Thousands cookies, cheddar cheese, butterscotch, kettle corn, sesame, cream soda.
Dogs (Bullmastiffs, Finnish Lapphunds, Corgis, Rottweilers, Keeshonden), otters, capybara, rats, sloths, raccoons, snakes, pigs, camel, bats, quokka, llama/alpaca, moose, frogs, ferrets, corvids (fuck magpies tho!), mice, hedgehogs, panda, polar bears, manatees, opossums (not possums), arachnids, insects (fuck cockroaches tho!), dolphins, European badgers, elephants, tuatara.
Podcasts: Mile Higher, Crime Junkie, Casefile, You Can Sit With Us, Gilmore Guys, Simply PodLogical, The Sip, Sawbones, Hey Riddle Riddle, The TryPod, The Shane Dawson Podcast.
YouTube channels: Glam & Gore, Morgan Adams, Steph0sims, the Try Guys, Kendall Rae, Safiya Nygaard, Georgia Marie, Black Friday, Lizze Gordon, Simply Nailogical, Eleanor Neale, Good Mythical Morning, Mia Maples, Garrett Watts, Micarah Tewers, Emily Boo, Shane Dawson, Ryland Adams.
TikTok: good.boy.ollie, julieevlorentzen, camillalor, ella.whatkins, kallmekris, mercurystardust, vana_nz, celinaspookyboo, stanzipotenza, chouffevon, maddy_macrae_, mindovermatterwithemma
Harley Quinn (DC universe), Mad Madam Mim (The Sword in the Stone), Veronica Mars, Linda Belcher (Bob’s Burgers), Hans Landa (Inglourious Basterds), Poussey Washington (OITNB), Paris Geller (Gilmore Girls), Frenchie (The Boys), Vince Masuka (Dexter), Lumpy Space Princess (Adventure Time), Laszlo Cravensworth (WWDITS), Crowley (Supernatural), Lance Sweets (Bones), Charlie Bradbury (Supernatural), Trevor Philips (GTA V), April Ludgate (Parks & Recreation), Alison & Donnie (Orphan Black), Joel Hammond (Santa Clarita Diet), Captain Jack Sparrow (PITC), Forrest Gump, Lorelai Gilmore (Gilmore Girls).
ALF, Lisa Frank, Puppy in my Pocket, The Baby-Sitters Club series, wide-leg jeans, boybands, paper doll books, tattoo chokers, platform flip-flops, Gigapets, the Macarena, Impulse Spice, penpals, dolphin swag, the Magic School Bus video games, DC shoes, Roald Dahl, trying every sport but hating them all, Rugrats, Pony Pals, Disney board game books, sarongs, crocheted bucket hats, Encarta ’97, the Insanity Test, Castle Adventure on MS-DOS, Geocities, electronic diaries.
Collecting stationery, diamond painting, colouring, coding, graphic design, paper planning, logic & word puzzles, social sciences, true crime content, cooking & baking, autumn & winter, Halloween, rainbows, rainbow + black, purple + gold, orange + white, red + black, black & white stripes, the 80s, 90s & early 00s, colourful goth/grunge/alternative style, cute spooky stuff, trivia, open-minded people, dog feet, Twitter (unfortunately), Canada, critical thinkers, brown noise.