Favorite bands :
Radiohead, Modest Mouse, The Dismemberment Plan, The Shins, The Flaming Lips, My Bloody Valentine, Wilco, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Cream, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Bloc Party, Muse, (pre X&Y) Coldplay, U2 (Achtung Baby and older), Metallica, Black Sabbath, Can, The Beatles, Rage Against the Machine, etc. etc.
Favorite guitarists :
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Mathew Bellamy (Muse), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Tom Morello (Rage), and many many more.
Favorite tv :
House, Scrubs, The Daily Show, Modern Marvels, Myth Busters, Family Guy, The Simpsons, and probably a few I'm forgetting.
Favorite movies :
Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, The Matrix (only the first), Forrest Gump and Big Fish.