Fyodor Dostoevsky- The idiot, brothers Karamazov, notes from the underground.
Par Lagerkvist- Barabbas, Sybil, Pilgrim at sea
Chuck Palahniuk- Fight Club, invisible monster, lullaby, Rant: An oral biography of buster Casey, Survivor.
Kurt Vonnegut- God bless you, Mister. Rosewater, Mother Night, Slaughter House Five
Michael Moorcock- Behold, the man, Pyat Quartet.
Herman Melville- Moby Dick, Billy Budd, Benito Cereno.
Graphic novels/comics- Alan Moore- Miracle man, League of extraordinary gentlemen, Swamp thing
Warren Ellis- Planetary, Thunderbolts, Hell storm, Lazarus Churchyard.
Grant Morrison- The invisible, All star superman, Run of X-men, batman, and other superhero work
Tezuka Osama- Ode to Kirihito, Ayako, MW, Buddha, The book of human insects, Apollo's song.
Films- Stanley Kubrick- Path of glory, Killers' Kiss, 2001;Space odyssey , Dr. Strangelove, or I learned to love the bomb, the shining( I still don't know what to make of it)
Wong Kar Wai- In the mood for love, Happy Together, 2046, Chunking Express.
Park Chan Wook- I'm a cyborg, but that's okay, Thirst, Old boy, Lady vengeance , Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance.
Nicholas Winding Refn- Bronson, Valhalla Rising.
Martin Scorsese - Gangs of New York, Taxi Driver, The last temptation of Christ
Werner Fassbinder- Berlin Alexanderplatz , Ali: fear eats the soul.
Alejandro Jodorowsky- El topo, Magic mountain.
Wes Anderson- Royal Tenebaums, Darjeeling limited.
Orson Welles-Citizen Kane, Touch of evil, Mr. Arkadin, (acted in) The third man
Televisison Shows- Southpark, adventure time, King of the hill, Family guy, American dad, Louie ck, Always sunny, workaholic, Colbert, daily show.
Music-The clash, Tom Waits, The cure, Mgmt, Santigold, Moby, Billy Bragg, Strawberry Switchblade, Jose Gonzalez, Lee Hazelwood, Nancy Sinatra, TV on the radio, JOhnny Cash, Goldfrapp , Jesus and Mary Chain, arcade fire, WU Tang, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Pixies.
Food- Indian- Tikka masala, Mexican-Tamales, Thai curry soup, Pad thai,
I would include friends, and family, but they're not things.