Jorge Luis Borges.
The Arabian Nights.
C.S. Lewis' theological writing.
Låt den rätte komma in (Let The Right One In) and J.A. Lindqvist's other work.
Låt den rätte komma in, which made me start learning Swedish.
Jan Svankmajer's Alice.
Music: Boards of Canada. Air. Pixies. Smashing Pumpkins. Orbital. Lustmord. Sigur Ros. Stars of the Lid. Stevie Ray Vaughan. Gary Numan. Ladytron. Goldfrapp. Synthpop and dark ambient in general.
Food: Mexican food and anything else involving chiles. I was vegetarian for four years, but I like meat. Rare beef! Raw fish! Whale was good. I'd like to try penguin.
Clean drinking water.
A sharp knife.
A source of white noise so that I can sleep.