A log of my stack-ranked media preferences

Running top five books

  1. With the Old Breed, Eugene B. Sledge
  2. Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
  3. Empire of the Summer Moon, S. C. Gwynn
  4. Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
  5. Shantaram, Gregory David Roberts

Favorite email newsletters/blogs

Running top five movies

  1. The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter Jackson. Childhood favorite and core to my being. "The Two Towers" if pressed for a specific film.
  2. Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola
  3. The Shining, Stanley Kubrick
  4. Warrior, Gavin O'Connor
  5. The Northman, Robert Eggers

Runners Up

  • Saving Private Ryan, Stephen Spielberg
  • Forrest Gump, Robert Zemeckis
  • The Silence of the Lambs, Jonathan Demme
  • 1917, Sam Mendes
  • Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino
  • The Matrix, Lana and Lilly Wachowski
  • The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola
  • Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese
  • Interstellar, Christopher Nolan
  • Gladiator, Ridley Scott
  • Whiplash, Damien Chazelle
  • Joker, Todd Phillips
  • Alien, Ridley Scott
  • The Star Wars series, George Lucas
  • Dune, Denis Villeneuve

Running top-five podcasts

  1. Hardcore History, Dan Carlin
  2. Conversations with Tyler, Tyler Cowen
  3. War on the Rocks, Ryan Evans
  4. Ukraine: The Latest, The Telegraph
  5. Naval, Naval Ravikant

Runners Up

  • Modern War Institute Podcast, West Point
  • The Fighter Pilot Podcast, Vincent Aiello
  • The Afterburn, John "Rain" Waters
  • Conversations with Coleman, Coleman Hughes
  • Modern Finance, Kevin Rose
  • 99% Invisible, Roman Mars
  • This American Life, Ira Glass

Favorite twitter thread