Anything coen brothers, wes anderson, paul thomas anderson, kubrick... I have many favorite directors.
Some favorite TV shows are Arrested Development, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Curb your Enthusiasm, Breaking Bad, Bored to Death, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, An Idiot Abroad, Ricky Gervais Show, Portlandia...
Comedians: Patton Oswalt, Louis C.K, and George Carlin.
Music.. Some bands include the Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Built to Spill, Grizzly Bear, and so many more..