The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall - The best book I have ever
read, and I'm currently working out a design for a tattoo based on
Anything by Neil Gaiman, Scarlett Thomas, George R R Martin,
Richard Dawkins and Philip K Dick
Also read a lot of non-fiction, mainly science or cinema related.
Can't go wrong with a good graphic novel either.
This is like asking a parent to pick between their children, but at
gunpoint my top 5 are probably LA Confidential, High Fidelity,
Sideways, Back to the Future and Dead Poets Society (I'm aware that
I'm unlikely to be forced to provide a list of films at gunpoint
but it's good to be prepared)
I tend to go through phases of movie watching, I'm just emerging
out of a 50s sci fi phase (check out Them!, one of my favourite
monster movies) and diving back into my big Hitchcock boxset.
Oh and I pretty much know the first 3 Star Wars movies word for
word. So there's that.
Almost as hard to choose as the movies. Love The Wire, Game of
Thrones, Community, The West Wing, Futurama and too many others to
mention. Can't beat an evening spent in the company of a good
I'm mainly a rock and metal fan, but I can get into just about any
genre if it's creative or I can connect to it. Never really got my
head round R&B though. My love of movies has bled over into a
love of soundtracks too.
I'm always looking for new things to watch/read/listen to, so if
you want to throw some recs my way they'll be appreciated.