Favorite bands :
The Beatles, Led Zepplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Blue Oyester Cult, Tim Buckley, Pink Floyd, Queen, Jeff Buckely, Rage Against the Machine, Ornatos Violeta (Portuguese band), Muse, Scissor Sisters, Kasabian, Klaxons, Arctic Monkeys, Portugal the Man.
I like more bands and artists, including techno/electronic and classical, but these seemed the most relivant to UG; the order is chronologic, not preferential.
Favorite guitarists :
Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gary Moore, David Gilmore, Brian May, Mark Knoplfer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai.
Favorite bassists :
Roger Waters (does he count?), Billy Sheenan... well you name some!
Favorite books :
"Dune" by Frank Herbert, "Brave New World" by Aldus Huxley, "Os Maias by Eзa" de Queiroz, "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck and "The End of History and The Last Man" by Francis Fukuyama.
Favorite tv :
American - Scrubs, Prison Break, Family Guy, Simpsons,
Anime - Ghost in the Shell, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Fullmetal Alchemist, Hellsing, Devil May Cry, Death Note.
Favorite movies :
Donnie Darko, The Wall, Citizen Kane, 2001 Space Odessey, Schindler's List, Se7en, Casino Royal, Jarhead.