List of Favorites, by Christopher Pope (Half the Battle)

These are some personal "top" lists, reflecting only my own opinions and tastes, and not necessarily related to the objective quality of the things listed.

Favorite Secular Non-Fiction Books

  1. The Federalist Papers
  2. We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe (Jorge Cham & Daniel Whiteson)
  3. How the States Got Their Shapes (Mark Stein)
  4. The Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I (Charles Spencer)
  5. Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite (Rudy Rucker)
  6. The Transitive Vampire: The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed (Karen Elizabeth Gordon)
  7. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else (Hernando De Soto)
  8. The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism from al Qa'ida to ISIS (Michael Morell)
  9. A Brief History of Video Games: The Evolution of a Global Industry (Richard Stanton)
  10. 200% of Nothing: An Eye-Opening Tour Through the Twists and Turns of Math Abuse and Innumeracy (A.K. Dewdney)

Favorite Books of the Bible

  1. Deuteronomy
  2. Romans
  3. Hebrews
  4. 2 Chronicles
  5. 1 John
  6. Zechariah
  7. John
  8. Isaiah
  9. Titus
  10. 2 Samuel

Favorite Bible Resources

  1. Novum Testamentum Graece (Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament)
  2. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Hebrew Old Testament)
  3. The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings (Edwin R. Thiele)
  4. Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation (ed. by Wayne Grudem, C. John Collins, et al.)
  5. New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology & Exegesis (Zondervan)
  6. Romans (Thomas R. Schreiner, Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)
  7. Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics (Daniel B. Wallace)
  8. The Book of Isaiah (John N. Oswalt, New International Commentary on the Old Testament)
  9. New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology (Zondervan)
  10. The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (Bruce M. Metzger, 3rd edition only)

Favorite Theology Books

  1. A Body of Divinity (Thomas Watson)
  2. On the Character of a Theologian (Herman Witsius)
  3. On Christian Liberty (Martin Luther)
  4. The Death of Death in the Death of Christ (John Owen)
  5. The God of Miracles (C. John Collins)
  6. Systemaitc Theology (Wayne Grudem)
  7. Still Sovereign (ed. by Thomas R. Shcreiner & Bruce A. Ware)
  8. Baptists and the Bible (Russ L. Bush & Thomas J. Nettles)
  9. The Blessed Hope (George Eldon Ladd)
  10. The Final Word (O. Palmer Robertson)

Favorite Books on the Church and Christian Living

  1. Holiness (J.C. Ryle)
  2. Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity (Nancy Pearcey)
  3. Religious Affections (Jonathan Edwards)
  4. Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches: A Contemporary Ecclesiology (John S. Hammett)
  5. Every Thought Captive: A Study Manual for the Defense of Christian Truth (Richard L. Pratt, Jr.)
  6. Spiritual Disciplines Within the Church: Participating Fully in the Body of Christ (Donald S. Whitney)
  7. The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love: Reintroducting the Doctirnes of Church Membership and Discipline (Jonathan Leeman)
  8. The Baptist Reformation: The Conservative Resurgence in the Southern Baptist Convention (Jerry Sutton)
  9. Excellence: The Character of God and the Pursuit of Scholarly Virtue (Andreas J. Kostenberger)
  10. The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law (Thomas R. Shcreiner)

Favorite Hymns

  1. My Song Is Love Unknown
  2. There Is a Fountain
  3. Beneath the Cross of Jesus
  4. When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
  5. Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me
  6. I Sing the Mighty Power of God
  7. Come, Christians, Join to Sing
  8. O Church, Arise
  9. Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus
  10. How Deep the Father's Love for Us
  11. My Faith Looks Up to Thee
  12. Come, Thou Almighty King
  13. Day by Day and with Each Passing Moment
  14. O Love that Wilt Not Let Me Go
  15. The Risen Christ
  16. The Power of the Cross
  17. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
  18. This Is My Father's World
  19. Abide with Me
  20. Be Still, My Soul

Favorite Gospel Songs

  1. The Solid Rock (My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less)
  2. Whiter Than Snow
  3. The Banner of the Cross
  4. Great Is Thy Faithfulness
  5. Sing We the King
  6. Grace Greater Than Our Sin
  7. My Faith Has Found a Resting Place
  8. Forward Through the Ages
  9. Serve the Lord with Gladness
  10. Revive Us Again
  11. There's a Glad New Song
  12. How Great Thou Art
  13. Heaven Came Down
  14. I Know Whom I Have Believed
  15. He Leadeth Me! O Blessed Thought
  16. Nothing but the Blood
  17. Saved, Saved
  18. Free from the Law, O Happy Condition
  19. Moment by Moment
  20. Love Is the Theme

Favorite Worship Choruses

  1. Awesome in This Place
  2. Grace Alone (Brown/Nelson)
  3. O Great God
  4. Offering
  5. We Declare Your Majesty
  6. Blessed Be the Lord God Almighty
  7. Blessed Be Your Name
  8. Bow the Knee
  9. Not in Me
  10. I Stand in Awe
  11. He Will Hold Me Fast
  12. Crown Him King of Kings
  13. Sing to the King
  14. Therefore the Redeemed
  15. He's Everything to Me
  16. O Mighty Cross
  17. I Worship You, Almighty God (There Is None Like You)
  18. Now Unto Him
  19. Revive Us, O Lord
  20. Glory to the Lamb

Favorite Elementary & Junior High Teachers

  1. Mrs. Jones (5th grade)
  2. Bill Simmons (7th-8th grade IEP/social studies)
  3. Richard Long (7th grade algebra)
  4. Mrs. Gray (2nd grade math)
  5. Kathy Bryant (4th grade)
  6. David Leslie (6th grade science)
  7. Mrs. Houston (3rd grade)
  8. Greg Lassey (8th grade science)
  9. Scott Sturm (7th grade science)
  10. Mrs. Campbell (6th grade IEP/math)

Favorite High School Teachers

  1. Kevin Wilson (chamber choir)
  2. Neil Long (calculus)
  3. Linda Brown (English)
  4. Tim Mahaffey (pre-calculus)
  5. Vicki Moore (biology)
  6. Lenny Maenza (US history)
  7. Jeff Mesko (Latin)
  8. Rick Sheley (government)
  9. John Sferro (English)
  10. Jim Jackson (English)

Favorite University Professors

  1. Tom Wilks (Old Testament)
  2. Michael Keas (natural science)
  3. Bret Roark (psychology)
  4. Valerie Palin (statistics)
  5. Carolyn Cole (English)
  6. Tom Dowdy (sociology)
  7. Mack Roark (New Testament/Greek)
  8. Warren McWilliams (New Testament/theology)
  9. Tony Litherland (government)
  10. Joe Hall (English)

Favorite Seminary Professors

  1. Russell Moore (current issues)
  2. Hershael York (preaching)
  3. Bruce Ware (providence/Holy Spirit)
  4. Peter Gentry (Zechariah)
  5. Tom Nettles (church history)
  6. Russell Fuller (Hebrew/Aramaic)
  7. Thom Schreiner (New Testament)
  8. Mark Seifrid (New Testament)
  9. Al Mohler (theology/current issues)
  10. Ted Cabal (philosophy)

Favorite Animals

  1. Jaguar
  2. Capybara
  3. Colossal squid
  4. American alligator
  5. Largetooth sawfish
  6. Atlantic puffin
  7. Mountain zebra
  8. Northern giraffe
  9. Ruby-throated hummingbird
  10. Skeleton tarantula

Favorite Dog Breeds

  1. Welsh corgi
  2. Golden retriever
  3. Basset hound
  4. Cavalier King Charles spaniel
  5. Beagle
  6. Dalmatian
  7. Dachshund
  8. Yorkshire terrier
  9. Jack Russell terrier
  10. Siberian husky

Favorite Foods

  1. chocolate cream pie
  2. hamburger
  3. pizza
  4. ice cream
  5. barbecue ribs
  6. watermelon
  7. meat loaf
  8. corn on the cob
  9. steak
  10. Buffalo chicken

Favorite Currently Made Breakfast Cereals

  1. Cocoa Pebbles
  2. Honey Bunches of Oats
  3. Cookie Crisp
  4. Fruity Pebbles
  5. Cocoa Puffs
  6. Frosted Flakes
  7. Frosted Mini-Wheats
  8. Post Raisin Bran
  9. Cinnamon Life
  10. Lucky Charms

Favorite Retired Breakfast Cereals

  1. S'mores Crunch
  2. Rocky Road
  3. Peanut Butter Crunch
  4. Pac-Man
  5. Nintendo Cereal System
  6. C-3POs
  7. Bigg Mixx
  8. Croonchy Stars
  9. Powdered Donutz
  10. Waffle Crisp

Favorite Soft Drinks

  1. Diet Dr Pepper Cherry
  2. Coca-Cola Zero with Cherry
  3. Diet Pepsi
  4. Mello Yello Zero Peach
  5. Diet Mountain Dew
  6. Mello Yello Zero
  7. Diet RC Cola
  8. Diet A&W Root Beer
  9. Diet Mr. Pibb
  10. Diet Rite

Favorite Fast Food Restaurants

  1. Braum's
  2. In-N-Out Burger
  3. Zaxby's
  4. McDonald's
  5. Whataburger
  6. Arby's
  7. Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
  8. Dairy Queen
  9. Subway
  10. Hardee's

Favorite Please-Wait-to-Be-Seated Restaurants

  1. Cincinnati Music Palace (until 2006)
  2. Red Lobster
  3. Showbiz Pizza Place (until 1992)
  4. Friendly's
  5. Godfather's Pizza
  6. Pizza Inn
  7. Culver's
  8. Pizza Hut
  9. Golden Corral
  10. Red Robin

Favorite Toy Lines of the 1980s

  1. G.I. Joe
  2. Star Wars
  3. Transformers
  4. GoBots
  5. LEGO Space
  6. Robotix
  7. Starriors
  8. Masters of the Universe
  9. Wheeled Warriors
  10. Zoids

Favorite G.I. Joe Figures

  1. Snake Eyes (best version = 1985)
  2. Crimson Guard (best version = 1985)
  3. Cobra B.A.T. (best version = 2008 DVD Battles)
  4. Cobra Commander (best version = 2000)
  5. Flash (best version = 1983 swivel-arm)
  6. Alley Viper (best version = 1989)
  7. Cobra Eel (best version = 1985)
  8. Strato-Viper (best version = 1986)
  9. Recondo (best version = 1984)
  10. Lt. Falcon (best version = 1987)
  11. Stinger Driver (best version = 2007)
  12. Vypra (best version = 1998)
  13. Zandar (best version = 1986)
  14. Interrogator (best version = 1991)
  15. Stalker (best version = 2008 Ultimate Battle Pack)
  16. Night-Viper (best version = 1989)
  17. Dusty (best version = 1985)
  18. Track Viper (best version = 1989)
  19. Frostbite (best version = 1985)
  20. A.V.A.C. (best version = 1986)

Favorite Small G.I. Joe Vehicles and Playsets

  1. Mini Tank Armadillo (1985)
  2. Cobra Night Landing (1984)
  3. Watch Tower (1984)
  4. Bivouac (1984)
  5. Cobra Venom Striker (2004)
  6. Cobra Ferret (1985)
  7. Iron Mech (2005)
  8. R.A.M. Cycle (2008)
  9. Cobra Imp (1988)
  10. Skimobile Polar Battle Bear (1983)

Favorite Medium-Sized G.I. Joe Vehicles

  1. Cobra H.I.S.S. II (1989)
  2. H.A.V.O.C. (1986)
  3. Mauler M.B.T. Tank (1985)
  4. Arctic H.I.S.S. (2008)
  5. Cobra H.I.S.S. (1983)
  6. Desert Fox 6 W.D. (1988)
  7. Cobra A.P.C. Transport (2004)
  8. Mobile Battle Bunker (1990)
  9. Heavy Artillery Laser (HAL) (1982)
  10. Brawler (1991)

Favorite Large G.I. Joe Vehicles and Playsets

  1. Cobra Night Raven S³P (1986)
  2. Combat Jet Skystriker (XP-14F) (1983)
  3. Transportable Tactical Battle Platform (1985)
  4. Rolling Thunder (1988)
  5. Mobile Command Center (1987)
  6. Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Flagg (1985)
  7. Tomahawk (1986)
  8. Cobra Hydrofoil (Moray) (1985)
  9. Defiant: Space Vehicle Launch Complex (1987)
  10. Cobra Hammerhead (1990)

Favorite Vintage Star Wars Figures

  1. AT-AT Driver
  2. Power Droid
  3. Emperor's Royal Guard
  4. IG-88
  5. Imperial Stormtrooper (Hoth Battle Gear)
  6. Weequay
  7. Star Destroyer Commander
  8. Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
  9. Darth Vader
  10. Boba Fett
  11. Death Star Droid
  12. Luke Skywalker (Hoth Battle Gear)
  13. (Twin Pod) Cloud Car Pilot
  14. Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot
  15. Rebel Commander
  16. Hammerhead
  17. FX-7
  18. Zuckuss
  19. Imperial Gunner
  20. Princess Leia Organa (original)

Favorite G1 Transformers

  1. Jetfire
  2. Shockwave
  3. Snarl
  4. Soundwave
  5. Bluestreak
  6. Laserbeak
  7. Thrust
  8. Skywarp
  9. Doublecross
  10. Triggerhappy

Favorite Basic Colors

  1. grey
  2. purple
  3. green
  4. red
  5. black

Favorite Art & Story Tropes (alphabetical, from TV Tropes)

  1. And I Must Scream
  2. Armor-Piercing Question
  3. Autobots, Rock Out!
  4. Awesomeness by Analysis
  5. Badbutt
  6. Bloody Hilarious
  7. Buffy Speak
  8. The Bus Came Back
  9. Comically Missing the Point
  10. Continuity Cavalcade
  11. Dark Reprise
  12. Didn't Think This Through
  13. Everybody Did It
  14. Fair-Play Whodunnit
  15. Fastball Special
  16. Fridge Brilliance
  17. Funny Background Event
  18. Hurricane of Puns
  19. Last Note Nightmare
  20. Late to the Punchline
  21. Left the Background Music On
  22. Leitmotif
  23. Limited Wardrobe
  24. Monster Clown
  25. Narrative Filigree
  26. New Game +
  27. Ominous Latin Chanting
  28. Out-Gambitted
  29. Pulling the Thread
  30. The Reason You Suck Speech
  31. Rewatch Bonus
  32. Shown Their Work
  33. Suspiciously Similar Song
  34. Viewers Are Geniuses
  35. Wham Line
  36. When She Smiles
  37. World of Badass
  38. "World of Cardboard" Speech
  39. World of Snark
  40. Xanatos Speed Chess

Favorite Pop Songs from before 1960

  1. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar (The Andrews Sisters)
  2. Kitten on the Keys (Zez Confrey)
  3. Get a Job (The Silhouettes)
  4. Hot Rod Race (Arkie Shibley)
  5. Transfusion (Nervous Norvus)
  6. Lollipop (The Chordettes)
  7. Rocket 88 (Ike Turner ft. Jackie Brenston)
  8. Standing on the Corner (The Four Lads)
  9. Don't Bring Lulu (Billy Jones & Ernest Hare)
  10. At the Hop (Danny & the Juniors)

Favorite Pop Songs from the 1960s (non-Beatles)

  1. Hey Little Cobra (The Rip Chords)
  2. Red Rubber Ball (The Cyrkle)
  3. I Want You Back (The Jackson Five)
  4. Bucket T (Ronny and the Daytonas)
  5. Words (The Monkees)
  6. Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um (Major Lance)
  7. Dizzy (Tommy Roe)
  8. Papa Oom Mow Mow (The Rivingtons)
  9. Sweet Young Thing (The Monkees)
  10. She (The Monkees)

Favorite Beatles Songs

  1. I Want To Tell You
  2. A Day in the Life
  3. Because
  4. If I Fell
  5. Yes It Is
  6. Think for Yourself
  7. I Want You (She's So Heavy)
  8. Come Together
  9. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  10. If I Needed Someone

Favorite Pop Songs from the 1970s

  1. Funky Worm (Ohio Players)
  2. Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu (Johnny Rivers)
  3. Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)
  4. All the Gold in California (Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band)
  5. Carry On Wayward Son (Kansas)
  6. Peace of Mind (Boston)
  7. Let Your Love Flow (Bellamy Brothers)
  8. Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) (Parliament)
  9. Express Yourself (Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band)
  10. Superstition (Stevie Wonder)

Favorite Pop Songs from the 1980s

  1. Dare (Stan Bush)
  2. Make Me Lose Control (Eric Carmen)
  3. Amanda (Boston)
  4. The Promise (When in Rome)
  5. Do You Believe in Love (Huey Lewis & the News)
  6. No One Is to Blame (Howard Jones)
  7. Missionary Man (Eurythmics)
  8. Bad Medicine (Bon Jovi)
  9. Hip to Be Square (Huey Lewis & the News)
  10. Neutron Dance (The Pointer Sisters)

Favorite Pop Songs Since 1990

  1. Summertime (DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince)
  2. Anymore (Emmy Rossum)
  3. Lullaby (Emmy Rossum)
  4. If I Had $1000000 (Barenaked Ladies)
  5. More Than Words Can Say (Alias)
  6. Hold On (Wilson Phillips)
  7. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) (Blind Guardian)
  8. Hermetico (Balkan Beat Box)
  9. Dead (They Might Be Giants)
  10. We Want a Rock (They Might Be Giants)

Favorite Metal / Symphonic Metal Songs

  1. Amaranthine (Amaranthe)
  2. Caffeine (Jeff Williams & Casey Lee Williams ft. Lamar Hall)
  3. See Me in Shadow (Delain ft. Liv Kristine)
  4. I Walk Alone (Tarja)
  5. Angel and the Ghost (Leaves' Eyes)
  6. Stand My Ground (Within Temptation)
  7. Ghost Love Score (Nightwish)
  8. Enter the Maze (Amaranthe)
  9. Dancing Mad (The Black Mages)
  10. The Warrior Inside (DragonForce)

Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

  1. Same Song (Digital Underground)
  2. I Go to Work (Kool Moe Dee)
  3. 8th Wonder (The Sugarhill Gang)
  4. Smooth Operator (Big Daddy Kane)
  5. Tropicana in My Pocket (Flynt Flossy ft. Erk Tha Jerk)
  6. My Favorite Sweater (Flynt Flossy & Moon Rock ft. Whatchya)
  7. Dancin' Machine (MC Hammer)
  8. Scenario (A Tribe Called Quest fr. Leaders of the New School)
  9. Pop Goes the Weasel (3rd Bass)
  10. Mr. Big Stuff (Heavy D & the Boyz)

Favorite Weird Al Yankovic Songs

  1. Mission Statement
  2. Genius in France
  3. It's All About the Pentiums
  4. The Check's in the Mail
  5. One Of Those Days
  6. Hardware Store
  7. Pancreas
  8. Jackson Park Express
  9. White & Nerdy
  10. Albuquerque

Favorite Miscellaneous Vocal Music

  1. Money (Mel Blanc)
  2. The Nearness of You (James Morrison & The Idea of North)
  3. Jerusalem (Hubert Parry)
  4. The Present Tense Tureen (Moxy Früvous)
  5. Pink Nightmares (Infected Mushroom)
  6. Someone Is Crazy (Jonathan Coulton)
  7. Here's That Rainy Day (Ready Willing & Mabel)
  8. Sweet Child O' Mine (Postmodern Jukebox ft. Miche Braden)
  9. Canto della Terra (Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman)
  10. Ievan Polkka (Loituma)

Favorite Barbershop Songs

  1. Shine (Gas House Gang)
  2. For Once in My Life (Realtime)
  3. South Rampart Street Parade (Vocal Spectrum)
  4. Wedding Bells (Gas House Gang)
  5. Beethoven 5.1 (Gas House Gang)
  6. Stardust (Bluegrass Student Union)
  7. Great Day (Gas House Gang)
  8. Cruella de Vil (Vocal Spectrum)
  9. Yesterday I Heard the Rain (Realtime)
  10. Save the Last Dance for Me / Sway Medley (OC Times)

Favorite Acapella Songs

  1. Take Me Out to the Ballgame (Vox One)
  2. All the Things You Are (Danny Fong ft. Meg Contini)
  3. My Romance (The Singers Unlimited)
  4. The Fool on the Hill (The Singers Unlimited)
  5. Cruel Angel's Thesis (Eri Kawai)
  6. Roll the Stone Away (AVB)
  7. Song in My Soul (AVB)
  8. I Delight in the Lord (AVB)
  9. Aura Lee (Vox One)
  10. I Stand Alone (Van Canto)

Favorite Apologetix Songs

  1. You Booked Me All Along
  2. Stay in the Light
  3. Learn Some Deuteronomy
  4. Keep Your Ham to Yousrelf
  5. Hosanna
  6. Dancing with the Ark
  7. Don't Fear the People
  8. Trooth
  9. Cornelius
  10. Flurry

Favorite Michael Card Songs

  1. The Poem of Your Life
  2. Interlude / The Dragon
  3. City of Doom
  4. The New Jerusalem
  5. Dragonslayer
  6. God Will Provide a Lamb
  7. Love Crucified Arose
  8. The Gentle Healer
  9. Then They Will Know
  10. The Voice of the Child

Favorite Michael W. Smith Songs

  1. Great Is the Lord
  2. I Am Sure
  3. Ashton / The Throne
  4. The Race Is On
  5. I Will Be Here for You
  6. Go West Young Man
  7. Could He Be the Messiah
  8. Hosanna
  9. So Be Strong and Courageous
  10. Secret Ambition

Other Favorite Contemporary Christian Songs

  1. Messiah (First Call)
  2. Fire in My Eyes (Fireflight)
  3. Lord of All (First Call)
  4. The Basics of Life (4Him)
  5. Abide in Me (Gaither Vocal Band)
  6. He'll Take Care of the Rest (Keith Green)
  7. Crowns (Farrell & Farrell)
  8. More Power to Ya (Petra)
  9. The Reason We Sing (First Call)
  10. Blessed (Rachel Lampa)

Favorite Sacred Christmas Songs

  1. Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  2. Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne
  3. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  4. That Beautiful Name
  5. When Christ Was Born of Mary Free
  6. Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come
  7. Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
  8. Of the Father's Love Begotten
  9. Angels We Have Heard on High
  10. Good Christian Men, Rejoice

Favorite Secular Christmas Songs

  1. BC Clark's Anniversary Sale
  2. Deck the Halls in 7/8
  3. We'll Dress the House
  4. Sleigh Ride
  5. Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy
  6. Christmas Time Is Here
  7. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting...)
  8. White Christmas
  9. Over the River and Through the Woods
  10. The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)

Favorite Classical Music

  1. Worthy Is the Lamb (Handel)
  2. Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 8, RV 315, "Le'estate" (Vivaldi)
  3. Air on the G String (Wilhelm)
  4. Piano Sonata #14 in C# minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata), Mvt. 1 (Beethoven)
  5. War March Of The Priests (Mendelssohn)
  6. Symphony #3 In E Flat, Op. 55, "Eroica" - 4. Finale: Allegro Molto (Beethoven)
  7. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (Moonlight Sonata), Mvt. 3 (Beethoven)
  8. Messa da Requiem II. Dies irae (Verdi)
  9. Hallelujah, Amen (Handel)
  10. Miserere (Allegri)

My Favorite Star Wars Scores

  1. Rescue From Cloud City; Hyperspace
  2. Cantina Band #2
  3. Main Title / Approaching The Death Star / Tatooine Rendezvous
  4. Alliance Assembly
  5. Attacking A Star Destroyer
  6. The Battle Of Yavin
  7. The Battle Of Hoth
  8. The Funeral of Qui-Gon
  9. Imperial Attack
  10. Ben Kenobi's Death / TIE Fighter Attack

Favorite Film Scores and Songs (non-Star Wars)

  1. My Past Is Not Today (My Little Pony: Rainbow Rocks)
  2. Main Title (Star Trek: First Contact)
  3. Main Title (Long Days of Vengeance)
  4. Main Title (Superman: The Movie)
  5. The Riders of Rohan (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers)
  6. One Summer's Day (Spirited Away)
  7. ACADECA (My Little Pony: Friendship Games)
  8. Legacy (The Transformers: The Movie)
  9. The Transformers (Theme) (The Transformers: The Movie)
  10. Ambassadrice Rouge (Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance)

Favorite TV Theme Songs

  1. All Star Blitz (scatting)
  2. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (end credits)
  3. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest
  4. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (season 1-3)
  5. Star Trek: Voyager
  6. Tic-Tac-Dough
  7. Star Trek: The Next Generation (seasons 1-2)
  8. Simon & Simon
  9. Dallas
  10. The Lonely Man (The Incredible Hulk end credits)

Favorite Songs from Sesame Street

  1. This Frog
  2. Gimme Five
  3. The Frog Struggle Song (Long Hard Climb)
  4. Good Morning Starshine
  5. Funky Chimes (Sponsor Credits)
  6. I-Beam Sketch
  7. Telephone Rock
  8. A Little Bit at the Beginning
  9. Capital I
  10. All by Myself

Favorite Video Game Music

  1. Title Screen (The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time)
  2. Dancing Mad (Final Fantasy VI)
  3. Gerudo Valley (The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time)
  4. Jousting Victory (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)
  5. Aeris's Theme (Final Fantasy VII)
  6. Aquatic Ambience (Donkey Kong Country)
  7. Still of the Night (Secret of Mana)
  8. Undersea Palace (Chrono Trigger)
  9. Schala's Theme (Chrono Trigger)
  10. Introducing Ilia (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess)

Favorite Miscellaneous Instrumental Music

  1. Into the Storm (Robert W. Smith)
  2. Freedom (Michael W. Smith)
  3. Frozen Star (Kevin MacLeod)
  4. Fanfare for the Common Man (Aaron Copland)
  5. On the Move (Paul Taylor)
  6. Emily (Dave Koz)
  7. ResuRection (PPK)
  8. The Island — Pt. II (Dusk) (Pendulum)
  9. Rhubarb (Aphex Twin)
  10. Night Song (Rhonda Mackett)

Favorite Animated Movies

  1. The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
  2. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  3. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  4. The Little Mermaid (1989)
  5. Tangled (2010)
  6. The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
  7. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
  8. The Secret of NIMH (1982)
  9. Spirited Away (2001)
  10. The Incredibles (2004)

Favorite Live-Action Comedy Movies

  1. The Muppet Movie (1979)
  2. The Freshman (1925)
  3. Duck Soup (1933)
  4. A Night at the Opera (1935)
  5. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  7. Clue (1985)
  8. Airplane! (1980)
  9. Groundhog Day (1993)
  10. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Favorite Live-Action Dramatic Movies

  1. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  2. The Godfather (1972)
  3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
  4. Memento (2000)
  5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  6. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
  7. Casablanca (1942)
  8. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  9. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  10. United 93 (2006)

Favorite Live-Action Horror/Thriller Movies

  1. The Thing (1982)
  2. Duel (1971)
  3. Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn (1987)
  4. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  5. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
  6. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  7. The Ring (2002)
  8. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  9. Cloverfield (2008)
  10. Strangers on a Train (1951)

Favorite Live-Action Westerns and Action Movies

  1. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  3. Enter the Dragon (1973)
  4. Equilibrium (2002)
  5. Escape from New York (1981)
  6. High Noon (1952)
  7. Die Hard (1988)
  8. Collateral (2004)
  9. First Blood (1982)
  10. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Favorite Live-Action Fantasy Movies

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  4. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
  5. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
  6. Superman (1978)
  7. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  8. King Kong (1933)
  9. The Princess Bride (1989)
  10. Ghostbusters (1984)

Favorite Live-Action Science Fiction Movies (non-Star Wars/Star Trek)

  1. Alien (1979)
  2. Aliens (1986)
  3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1992)
  4. Back to the Future (1985)
  5. Robocop (1987)
  6. Jurassic Park (1993)
  7. The Matrix (1999)
  8. The Last Starfighter (1984)
  9. Gravity (2013)
  10. Moon (2009)

Favorite Star Wars Movies

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  3. Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
  4. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Favorite Star Trek Movies

  1. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  2. Star Trek: First Contact
  3. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  4. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  5. Star Trek Generations

Favorite Live-Action Children's TV Series

  1. Square One Television
  2. Sesame Street (through 1983)
  3. The Electric Company
  4. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  5. The Great Space Coaster
  6. Pinwheel
  7. The Secret City Adventures
  8. You Can't Do That on Television
  9. Out of Control
  10. Mr. Wizard's World

Favorite Sitcom Series

  1. The Monkees
  2. Barney Miller
  3. Car 54, Where Are You?
  4. Silver Spoons
  5. WKRP in Cincinnati
  6. The Munsters
  7. The Hogan Family
  8. Newhart
  9. Mork & Mindy
  10. Gilligan's Island

Favorite Comedy/Variety TV Series

  1. The Muppet Show
  2. Monty Python's Flying Circus
  3. The Red Green Show
  4. Second City TV
  5. Get Smart

Favorite Reality TV Series

  1. Rescue 911
  2. TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes
  3. That's Incredible!
  4. Cops
  5. America's Funniest Home Videos w/ Bob Saget

Favorite Game Show Series

  1. Press Your Luck
  2. Jeopardy w/ Alex Trebek
  3. Wheel of Fortune w/ Pat Sajak
  4. American Gladiators
  5. Tic-Tac-Dough w/ Wink Martindale
  6. Family Feud w/ Richard Dawson
  7. The Joker's Wild
  8. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? w/ Regis Philbin
  9. The Price Is Right w/ Bob Barker
  10. To Tell the Truth w/ John O'Hurley

Favorite Action/Adventure TV Series

  1. Remington Steele
  2. Mission: Impossible (1966)
  3. Batman (1966)
  4. The A-Team
  5. The Dukes of Hazzard

Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series

  1. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  2. Star Trek: The Next Generation
  3. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  4. Star Trek
  5. Star Trek: Voyager
  6. The Twilight Zone (1959)
  7. Tales from the Darkside
  8. Monsters
  9. Amazing Stories
  10. The Twilight Zone (1985)

Favorite Episodes of Star Trek (The Original Series)

  1. Metamorphosis
  2. Balance of Terror
  3. Obsession
  4. The Empath
  5. Wolf in the Fold
  6. The City on the Edge of Forever
  7. The Devil in the Dark
  8. Mirror, Mirror
  9. The Tholian Web
  10. Errand of Mercy

Favorite Episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. The Best of Both Worlds
  2. The Offspring
  3. Yesterday's Enterprise
  4. The Measure of a Man
  5. Sarek
  6. The Drumhead
  7. Cause and Effect
  8. The Pegasus
  9. Clues
  10. Parallels
  11. The Inner Light
  12. Q Who
  13. A Matter of Honor
  14. Remember Me
  15. Loud as a Whisper
  16. A Matter of Perspective
  17. Tapestry
  18. Conspiracy
  19. Frame of Mind
  20. Where Silence Has Lease

Favorite Episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. Duet
  2. Trials and Tribble-ations
  3. The Visitor
  4. Hard Time
  5. Far Beyond the Stars
  6. Facets
  7. Civil Defense
  8. Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang
  9. Statistical Probabilities
  10. The House of Quark
  11. In the Pale Moonlight
  12. Improbable Cause
  13. The Die Is Cast
  14. Our Man Bashir
  15. The Siege of AR-558
  16. The Wire
  17. Tribunal
  18. Waltz
  19. Field of Fire
  20. Whispers

Favorite Episodes of Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Tinker Tenor Doctor Spy
  2. Scorpion Parts I-II
  3. The Thaw
  4. Lifesigns
  5. Warlord
  6. Deadlock
  7. Meld
  8. Retrospect
  9. The Chute
  10. Year of Hell Parts I-II
  11. Before and After
  12. Pathfinder
  13. Random Thoughts
  14. Real Life
  15. Revulsion
  16. Projections
  17. Dreadnought
  18. The Voyager Conspiracy
  19. Resistance
  20. Living Witness

Favorite Western Animated Series

  1. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
  2. RWBY
  3. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
  4. The Transformers
  5. The Bugs Bunny / Road Runner Show
  6. Animaniacs
  7. The Tick
  8. Star Trek
  9. Pac-Man
  10. Garfield and Friends

Favorite Animé Series

  1. Neon Genesis Evangelion
  2. Death Note
  3. Beast King GoLion (=Lion Voltron)
  4. Armored Fleet Dairugger XV (=Vehicle Voltron)
  5. Pokémon (through Adventures in the Orange Islands)

Favorite Episodes of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero

  1. Worlds Without End, Parts 1-2
  2. Captives of Cobra, Parts 1-2
  3. The Traitor, Parts 1-2
  4. The Viper Is Coming
  5. There's No Place Like Springfield, Parts 1-2
  6. The Most Dangerous Thing in the World
  7. An Eye for an Eye
  8. Sink the Montana
  9. The Rotten Egg
  10. Hearts and Cannons
  11. Memories of Mara
  12. Synthoid Conspiracy, Parts 1-2
  13. The Gamesmaster
  14. Arise, Serpentor, Arise! Parts 1-5
  15. Nightmare Assault
  16. The Revenge of Cobra Parts 1-5
  17. The Phantom Brigade
  18. Countdown for Zartan
  19. Cobra Stops the World
  20. The Pit of Vipers

Favorite Episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

  1. Amending Fences
  2. Crusaders of the Lost Mark
  3. To Where and Back Again — Parts 1-2
  4. Sleepless in Ponyville
  5. The Cutie Mark Chronicles
  6. The Perfect Pear
  7. Flutter Brutter
  8. The Last Roundup
  9. Luna Eclipsed
  10. Twilight's Kingdom — Parts 1-2
  11. Shadow Play — Parts 1-2
  12. The Mane Attraction
  13. Frenemies
  14. A Royal Problem
  15. My Little Pony: The Movie
  16. School Raze — Parts 1-2
  17. Parental Glideance
  18. Top Bolt
  19. Fame and Misfortune
  20. Sparkle's Seven

Favorite Episodes of The Transformers

  1. Call of the Primitives
  2. The Ultimate Doom Parts 1-3
  3. More than Meets the Eye Parts 1-3
  4. Countdown to Extinction
  5. The Secret of Omega Supreme
  6. Autobot Spike
  7. War of the Dinobots
  8. Prime Target
  9. The Search for Alpha Trion
  10. Auto Berserk
  11. Cosmic Rust
  12. Ghost in the Machine
  13. The Golden Lagoon
  14. Atlantis, Arise!
  15. Enter the Nightbird
  16. Dark Awakening
  17. Triple Takeover
  18. The Revenge of Bruticus
  19. Grimlock's New Brain
  20. The Burden Hardest to Bear

Favorite Homestar Runner Shorts

  1. Peasant's Quest Movie Trailer
  2. The Next Epi-Snowed
  3. First Time Here
  4. Rap Song
  5. Teen Girl Squad 10
  6. The House That Gave Sucky Treats
  7. Strong Bad Is in Jail Cartoon
  8. Fish Eye Lens
  9. Where's the Cheat
  10. Date Nite

Favorite Strong Bad Emails

  1. dragon (#58)
  2. kids' book (#84)
  3. english paper (#64)
  4. japanese cartoon (#57)
  5. montage (#117)
  6. island (#52)
  7. radio (#120)
  8. anything (#78)
  9. band names (#16)
  10. comic (#53)

Favorite Table and Party Games

  1. Bible Trivia (any version)
  2. Zero
  3. Superfight
  4. Outburst
  5. Taboo
  6. Scattergories
  7. Pictionary
  8. Survive (aka Survive: Escape from Atlantis)
  9. Pirate's Dice (aka Liar's Dice)
  10. Uno
  11. G.I. Joe Commando Attack Game
  12. Clue
  13. Crossfire
  14. Hungry Hungry Hippos
  15. Jenga
  16. Scrabble
  17. Yahtzee
  18. Sorry
  19. Connect Four
  20. Battleship

Favorite Video Arcade Games

  1. Ms. Pac-Man
  2. Pac-Man
  3. Super Pac-Man
  4. Bosconian
  5. Galaga
  6. Galaxian
  7. Dig Dug
  8. Moon Patrol
  9. Berzerk
  10. Spy Hunter

Favorite Atari 2600 Games

  1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
  2. Phoenix
  3. Demon Attack
  4. Galaxian
  5. Planet Patrol
  6. Pole Position
  7. Atlantis
  8. Yar's Revenge
  9. Super Breakout
  10. Tron: Deadly Discs

Favorite TI-99/4a Games

  1. Munchman
  2. Hunt the Wumpus
  3. TI Invaders
  4. Blasto
  5. Alpiner
  6. Parsec
  7. Hopper
  8. Jawbreaker II
  9. Sneggit
  10. Car Wars

Favorite Nintendo Entertainment System Games

  1. Super Mario Bros. 3
  2. Super Mario Bros.
  3. The Legend of Zelda
  4. Dragon Warrior II
  5. Final Fantasy

Favorite Super Nintendo & SEGA Genesis Games

  1. Final Fantasy III (=Final Fantasy VI)
  2. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  3. Chrono Trigger
  4. Secret of Mana
  5. Super Mario World
  6. Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
  7. Donkey Kong Country
  8. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  9. Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  10. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Favorite 3D-era Nintendo Games

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  2. The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
  4. Super Mario 64
  5. Mario Kart Wii
  6. Donkey Kong 64
  7. LEGO Star Wars II: Original Trilogy
  8. LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game
  9. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
  10. SoulCalibur II

Favorite Pokémon

  1. Bulbasaur
  2. Pikachu
  3. Growlithe
  4. Vulpix
  5. Squirtle
  6. Eevee
  7. Charmander
  8. Scyther
  9. Farfetch'd
  10. Snorlax

Favorite Non-Star Wars Fiction Books

  1. The NeverEnding Story (Michael Ende)
  2. The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan)
  3. Henry V (William Shakespeare)
  4. Beowulf
  5. The Monster at the End of This Book (Jon Stone)
  6. The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  7. The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
  8. All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Marie Remarque)
  9. Fox in Socks (Dr. Seuss)
  10. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)

Favorite Star Wars Novels (1991-2003)

  1. X-Wing: The Krytos Trap (Michael A. Stackpole)
  2. X-Wing: Wraith Squadron (Aaron Allston)
  3. Dark Force Rising (Timothy Zahn)
  4. Shadows of the Empire (Steve Perry)
  5. Vector Prime (R.A. Salvatore)
  6. Star by Star (Troy Denning)
  7. Rebel Dream (A.C. Crispin)
  8. I, Jedi (Michael A. Stackpole)
  9. The Truce at Bakura (Kathy Tyers)
  10. Edge of Victory: Conquest (Greg Keyes)

Favorite Travel Destinations

  1. Rome, Italy
  2. Walt Disney World, Florida
  3. Terracotta Army in Xian, China
  4. Managua, Nicaragua
  5. Glorieta Conference Center, New Mexico
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
  8. Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri
  9. Louisville Zoo in Louisville, Kentucky
  10. Hersheypark, Pennsylvania

Favorite US States

  1. Oklahoma
  2. Kansas
  3. Colorado
  4. New Mexico
  5. Alaska
  6. Arizona
  7. Indiana
  8. Iowa
  9. Texas
  10. Arkansas

Favorite Years of My Life (1978-2019)

  1. 2007 (age 32-33)
  2. 1985 (age 10-11)
  3. 1988 (age 13-14)
  4. 2016 (age 41-42)
  5. 1999 (age 24-25)
  6. 2006 (age 31-32)
  7. 1984 (age 9-10)
  8. 1997 (age 22-23)
  9. 2017 (age 42-43)
  10. 2015 (age 40-41)

Favorite Past Jobs

  1. Minister of Education, Hillsdale Baptist Church (Oct. 2005-Jul. 2010)
  2. Worship Leader, Hillsdale Baptist Church (Feb.-Aug. 2003)
  3. Sales Associate, LifeWay Christian Store (Oct. 1999-Sept. 2002)
  4. Senior Data Production Specialist, Unique Management Services (Nov. 2015-Aug. 2018)
  5. Sales Clerk, The Carpenter's Shop (Oct.-Dec. 2002)
  6. Data Production Specialist, Unique Management Services (Mar. 2010-Nov. 2015)
  7. Accounting Clerk Temp, TeleSuite Corporation (Jan. 1997)
  8. Internship with AAAT/Neural Networks at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Jun.-Jul. 1992)
  9. Secretary, Hillsdale Baptist Church (Aug. 2004-Mar. 2010)
  10. Data Entry, State Farm Insurance (Jul./Dec. 1993)

Favorite US Presidents

  1. George Washington
  2. James Madison
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Ronald Reagan
  5. Calvin Coolidge
  6. James Garfield
  7. Dwight Eisenhower
  8. George H.W. Bush
  9. Harry Truman
  10. Benjamin Harrison

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