Books: VALIS, A Scanner Darkly, John Dies at the End, The Master
and Margarita, Heart of a Dog, Omon Ra, Snow Crash, House of
Leaves, The Hitchhiker's Trilogy, Cat's Cradle, God Bless You Mr.
Rosewater, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Kafka on the Shore,
Invisible Cities, If On A Winter's Night A Traveler...
Movies: The Warriors, The American Astronaut, Robocop, Ghost in the
Shell, Battle Royale, Yojimbo/Sanjuro, 13 Assassins, Sunshine,
Drive, Bronson, Valhalla Rising, Dead Man, Down By Law, Jackie
Brown, Django Unchained, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, The
Producers, Airplane!, Kentucky Fried Movie, Wayne's World (1 &
2), Army of Darkness, Critters 1-3, Dawn of the Dead, The Cornetto
Trilogy, Escape From New York, The Thing, many, MANY more.
Shows: Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Mighty Boosh, The IT Crowd,
Jam, Green Wing, The Thick of It, Toast of London, Snuff Box,
Nathan Barley, Count Arthur Strong, Noel Fielding's Luxury
Comedy...pretty much any BBC comedy. Actually, pretty much any BBC
anything...QI, The Hour, Sherlock, Luther, Doctor Who, Broadchurch,
Orphan Black, Was It Something I Said, Never Mind The Buzzcocks
etc. Also, anything that H. Jon Benjamin does. He's my VO hero, and
has been since Home Movies. Bob's Burgers & Archer FTW. Also,
Music: This is a massive can of worms. How about I list my five
all-time most listened albums according to iTunes, and then the top
five albums I bought this year?
Of all time:
Pink Floyd - Animals
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien - Deltron 3030
Slint - Spiderland
Mastodon - Crack The Skye
The Wu-Tang Clan - Enter The 36 Chambers
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Yr. Skinny Fists etc...
Isis - Panopticon
Notorious B.I.G. - Ready To Die
Primus - Pork Soda
Deafheaven - Sunbather
Agrimonia - Rites of Separation
Forest Swords - Engravings
Mouth of the Architect - Summit
Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
Cult of Luna - Vertikal
Altar of Plagues - Teethed Glory and Injury
Inter Arma - Sky Burial
Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
Sigur Ros - Kveikur
(PSYCH! They were Top 10 lists.)
I listen to a lot of metal, and pretty out-there metal at that.
I'll never push that kind of stuff on you, but I'd love it if you
gave it a chance. There's a surprising amount of beauty in the