The Disaster March by the Lawrence Arms
Lifetime, The Movielife, Saves the Day, Bane, Operation Ivy, Minor Threat, Embrace, Elliott Smith, Hot Water Music, The Gaslight Anthem, Owen, Mineral, I Would Set Myself On Fire For You, Orchid, Ampere, Explosions in the Sky, Broken Social Scene, How We Are, Dillinger Four, Iron Chic, Everything Sucks, Sister Kisser, The Fellow Project, Off With Their Heads, MewithoutYou, Another Breath, Cap'n Jazz, The Hope Conspiracy, Modern Life Is War, Radiohead, Penfold, Verse, Thursday, Kill Your Idols, Kid Dynamite, On the Might of Princes, Ryan Adams, Give Up The Ghost, etc.
!984 by Orwell;
America: the book by the Daily Show cast;
Animal Farm by Orwell;
Of Mice and Men by John Steinback;
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger;
The Truth Machine by James L Halprin