MY PERSONAL FAVORITES

(Unranked)

Music

     Popular groups from the 1960's

     Classical

     Jazz (but not Latin style)

     Some of Johnny Cash's songs

     Blues

     Cajun (The Lost Bayou Ramblers)


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Sports:

     College football

     College baseball

     Soccer (World Cup)


Sports teams:

     Mississippi State University   

     University of Georgia

     LSU


Pocket billiards players:

     Efren Reyes (the Magician)

     Shane Van Boening (Captain                America)

     Dennis Orcollo (Robocop)

     Alex Pagulayan (Killer Pixie))


Pocket billiards games:

     One-pocket

     Nine ball bank

     14.1 Continuous billiards

    

Food, drink, and snacks:

     Red beans and rice (with sausage)

     Filet Mignon

     Grilled Italian sausage with pasta

     French baguette dipped in seasoned olive oil, with

          sharp cheddar cheese and red wine

     French Roast coffee

     Dark chocolate with almonds

     Roasted almonds with sea salt

     Good Cabernets from Napa valley

     Microwave popcorn (home style)

     Thin crust pizza with Italian sausage and 

          pepperoni


Restaurant:

     Bravo's in Jackson, Mississippi  

    

Movies:

     Westerns:

          Shane

          Appaloosa

          Open Range

          Red River (With John Wayne)

          Lonesome Dove (Series made for TV)

          Outlaw Josey Wales


     Others:

          Casablanca

          Treasure of the Serra Madre

          The Maltese Falcon

          The Name of the Rose

          Kingdom of Heaven

          Chinatown

          Twelve Monkeys

          Twelve Angry Men

          Lawrence of Arabia

          The Book of Eli

          Enemy at the Gates

          Moby Dick (With Gregory Peck)

          The Pope of Greenwich Village

Modern authors:

     Daniel Silva

     Barry Eisler

  

Shakespeare:

    Most of his history plays.

Nonfiction:

     The Story of The Mexican War

          by Robert Selph Henry

     The Ottoman Centuries

          by Lord Kinross

     The Epic of Latin America

           by John A. Crow

     Blood River by Tim Butcher

     TheConquest of the Incas

          by John Hemming

     The Rise of Athens

          by Anthony Everitt

     The Classical World

          by Robin Lane Fox

     The Oxford History of the French            Revolution by William Doyle

     Absolute War: Soviet Russia in                 The Second World War

              by Chris Bellamy

     Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler       and Stalin by Timothy Snyder

     Stalingrad by Michael K. Jones

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Actors:

     Leonardo Dicaprio

     Robert Duvall

     Jack Nicholson

     Brad Pitt

     Viggo Mortensen

     Ed Harris

     Sigourney Weaver

     Denzel Washington

     Humphry Bogart