Favorite bands :
Black Sabbath, The Doors, Frank Zappa and/or The Mothers Of Invention, Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Ten Years After, The Velvet Underground, Budgie.
I also listen to crazy amounts of 1920's pop music.
Favorite guitarists :
Frank Zappa, Tony Iommi, Robbie Krieger, Johnny "Guitar" Watson (purely for Three Hours Past Midnight), Ry Cooder, Alvin Lee, Gabriela Quintero, Chuck Berry, Tommy Emmanuel, Les Paul, Chet Atkins.
Favorite bassists :
Patrick O'Hearn, Geezer Butler, Tom Fowler, Prakash John, Leo Lyons, Herbie Flowers, Mark Bedford, Burke Shelley, this bloke I know called Keith.
Favorite books :
You know what? Bugger it, this section can be for all the other musicians who don't play guitar or bass.
Piano/Keyboards: Ray Manzarek, George Duke, Alan Zavod, Rick Wakeman, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Memphis Slim, Baby Joel for his amazing sheet music catching ability.
Accordion: Guido Deiro
Ukulele: Jake Shimabukuro, Matthew Fagan, Mick Conway.
Mandolin: Ry Cooder, Marty Stuart, Avi Avidal.
Favorite tv :
Anything that makes me laugh or makes me think. And I think you could count The Big Lez Show
Favorite movies :
Pulp Fiction, They're A Weird Mob, Dr. Strangelove, A Boy and His Dog, The Omega Man, Dazed and Confused, Analyse This, Forrest Gump.