Books: Bios, classics, esoterics, history.
Film: I love films by Scorsese, PT Anderson, Ridley Scott, Guy
Ritchie, Steven Spielberg, Wm.Friedklin, David Fincher, John
Frankenheimer, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, some Kurosawa,
Bergman, Hitchcock etc...
TV: top-notch drama, comedy, documentaries, and reality based
programming on NatGeo, Discovery, History...everything from Ancient
Aliens to Orange Is The New Black to Penny Dreadful, Palladia
(music around the world), and Hurricanes ice-hockey...oh, and I
love politics (CSPAN, MSNBC, Stewart/Colbert).
Music: I don't really have time for other music these days, being
hip-deep in my own, but my influences were/are Pink Floyd, Steely
Dan, The Doors, The Who, David Bowie, Led Zep, Van Halen, The
Clash/Joe Strummer/Mick Jones/BAD, Genesis/Peter Gabriel, Gorillaz,
RUSH, ELP, Kate Bush, Aerosmith, Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Diana
Krall, The Black Keys, Elton John, Miles Davis, Sting/Police,
Weather Report, King Crimson, Alice In Chains, Bob Dylan, Leonard
Cohen, The Beatles, Jethro Tull, YES, The Cult, Thievery Corp,
Massive Attack, Radiohead, Portishead, Minehead (that's me
Food: I try to keep it healthy, and try new things, but I have to
grab a steak every now & then, Mex, ITA, Greek.