I generally love an Artist's body of work.
For movies it directors: Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas Anderson, Wes Anderson, Robert Altman.
For Books it the author: Ian M Banks, Neal Stephenson, Neal Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Terry Pratchet.
Music: Jazz, Alt Country (Not Radio Country), Rock, Punk, Folk
Bands: Wilco, Zappa, Neal Young, Ornette Coleman, Charles Mingus, The Clash, The Eels, Loudon Wainwright III, whatever new great music I can find.