Steinbeck, Vonnegut, Clarke, Bear, Niven, Atwood, Hemingway, Pournelle, Alexie, O'Brien
Foo Fighters, Bush, Incubus, Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World, Tom Waits, Jeff Buckley, Dave Brubeck, Our Lady Peace, Unwritten Law, Glassjaw, Head Automatica, gogol Bordello
If I had to choose a favorite than I guess it would be Wristcutter's. I mostly like more serious films and documentries such as Planet Earth.
Jeopardy is the only thing I watch.