Douglas Adams, Iain Banks, Dan Dennett, Ken Wilber, Steven Fry,
Jack Kornfield, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Vonnegut, Carlos Castaneda,
Cormac McCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Ian McEwan, Jared Diamond ... I've
been a voracious reader all my life, though the internet has slowed
down my printed consumption lately.
Matrix series, Carrington, Orlando, Vanilla Sky, Being John
Malkovich, Brazil, Chinatown, Ghost Town, Crouching Tiger Hidden
Dragon, Death a a Funeral, Duplicity, The Big Lebowski, Eternal
Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fearless (both movies), Harold and
Maude, House of Spirits, Inception, Into the Wild, Legends of the
Fall, Master and Commander, Gladiator, My Left Foot, Painted Veil,
Peggy Sue Got Married, Sense and Sensibility, Road to Perdition,
Runaway Jury, Ruthless People, Shortbus, The 13th Warrior, The
Black Stallion, The Emerald Forest, The English Patient, The French
Lieutenant's Woman, The Name of the Rose, all Pixar movies, and
many many more.
Coldplay, Mark Knopfler, Broken Bells, Jai Uttal, Alanis
Morissette, Bruce Cockburn, Robbie Robertson, Sting, REM, Peter
Gabriel, Massive Attack, Steve Roach, Brian Eno, Klaus Wiese
East Indian, Mexican, Italian, most Eastern cuisines, pretty much
all foods actually...