These lists could go on forever, but I'll try and keep it
By no means complete...
Books: The Little Prince, Roald Dahl is timeless, anything by David
Movies: John Waters, Michel Gondry, Woody Allen, Spike Jonze, Wes
Anderson, Todd Solondz films... Dancer in the Dark, Death Becomes
Her, The Ref, Soap Dish... I also love musicals. Not such a big fan
of most horror movies.
TV: Absolutely Fabulous, Keeping Up Appearances, The Mindy Project,
Dance Moms, Klovn, Arrested Development, The Golden Girls,
Designing Women, Rocko's Modern Life, Strangers With Candy, Duck
Tales, Smash, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, The Daily Show, 30 Rock,
Good Times, Maude, All In The Family, Hey Dude, The Mary Tyler
Moore Show, Daria, The Facts of Life, Little Britain, Ren &
Stimpy, Doctor Who, Orange Is The New Black, Bob's Burgers
Music: Nina Simone, Bjork, Goldfrapp, Eels, Lisa Germano, Britpop-y
stuff like Blur & Pulp & The Divine Comedy, Kate Bush,
Belle & Sebastian, David Bowie, Dolly Parton, PJ Harvey, Patti
Smith, Tom Waits, Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Howe Gelb, Giant Sand,
Calexico, La Lupe, Grandaddy, Clinic, Kraftwerk, Lotte Lenya,
Bessie Smith, Róisín Murphy, Sigur Ros, Cibo Matto, Joanna Newsom,
Marvin Gaye, Eartha Kitt, Ella Fitzgerald, Nellie McKay, Johnny
Cash, Diamanda Galás, Billie Holiday, Julie London, Ray Charles,
Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Lambchop, Ladytron, Rilo
Kiley, Portishead, Jon Brion, Rhye, Basement Jaxx, Missy Elliott
... and the beat goes on.
Record labels I tend to trust implicitly: Warp, Pablo, Concord,
Stax, Motown, Verve, 4AD, Anti-.
Food: Anything with cheese