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Books, books, books...
A few particular favourite titles include Life of Pi,
Slaughterhouse 5, Mr. Nice (the Howard Marks autobiography),
American Gods and Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas.
Right now I'm reading 'The Shining'.
Favourite authors/poets include: Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Paulo
Coelho, Richard Matheson, Iain M Banks, Angela Carter, John Donne,
Philip Larkin etc.
The list is by no means exhaustive. I'm a big-time bookworm.
Forbidden Planet (1956), Breakfast at Tiffany's, Some Like it Hot,
The Haunting (1963), Snatch, Fight Club, Die Hard (1, 2, 3), Alien
(1, 2), Predator, Big Fish, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The
Bucket List, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, GitS, Akira...
Ugly Betty, The Boondocks, QI, Spaced, Blackadder, The Big Bang
Theory, True Blood, Robot Chicken, The Walking Dead...
The Skints, Clean Bandit, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, 65DoS, Led
Zeppelin, The Offspring, Junkie XL, Biffy Clyro, The Black Keys,
The Prodigy, The Rolling Stones, Nina Simone, The XX, Prokofiev,
Frank Sinatra... (We'll be here all day if I list them all)