Boy, this section is massively out of date. I promise to update
Books: Slaughterhouse-Five, The Road, George RR Martin 's A Song of
Ice and Fire, Cormac McCarthy (genius - absolute genius), China
Mieville, Dan Simmons, David Mitchell, CJ Sansom, Ian McEwan (with
whom I have a weird love/hate thing going on with.). Salman
Rushdie, Carter Beats the Devil.
I read a lot of classics too. I am in something of a Francophilic
phase at the moment with recent highlights including 'Madame
Bovary' by Gustave Flaubert; 'Swann's Way' by Marcel Proust; 'The
Flowers of Evil' by Charles Baudelaire.
Movies: Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, The Fountain, Fight Club,
Adaptation, The Blues Brothers, The Third Man, Napoleon Dynamite.
The Big Lebowski (The Dude Abides - anything by the Coen Brothers
TV: Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy, Game of Thrones, The Daily Show,
House of Cards, Battlestar Galactica, The Simpsons, Futurama,
Family Guy, Archer, The IT Crowd, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Curb
Your Enthusiasm, Mythbusters, Big Bang Theory, Parks and
Music: The Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Radiohead, Talking
Heads, Muse, Mark Lanegan, Tom Waits, Queens of the Stone Age,
Elbow. I also love movie soundtracks by Clint Mansell: Moon, The
Fountain and Requiem for a Dream.
Food: Fish n' Chips - which totally contradicts the gastronomic
aura I was hoping to project in the previous section.