Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Stephen Vincent Benét's The Devil and Daniel Webster
Beatrix Potter's The Fairy Caravan
Jack Kerouac's On the Road
Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged
Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
Howard Hawks's Bringing Up Baby
Orson Welles's War of the Worlds
Thornton Wilder's Our Town
Next year in research: Copyright expert Paul Heald plans to test a common copyright defense—that if popular characters become public, porn will devalue their brands. "We're trying to work out an experiment," he says. The subject: Star Trek.
A version of this article appeared in the December 2013 / January 2014 issue of Fast Company magazine.