I am about to finish a great book: Same kind of different as me. http://www.amazon.com/Same-Kind-Different-Modern-Day-International/dp/084991910X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259804780&sr=8-1
My domestic partner (the woman formerly known as my wife in olden, pre-PC, dark days of ignorance) and I just watched a great movie: Once. http://www.amazon.com/Once-Glen-Hansard/dp/B000X1Z0BU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1259804815&sr=8-1
Check em out!