Favorite guitarists :
John Petrucci, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani
Favorite bassists :
Favorite books :
Shogun, Gai-Jin, Noble House, Tai-Pan, The Mayfair Series, The Vampire Chronicles, The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintainence, Without Remorse, Rainbow Six, The Hunt for the Red October, Red Rabbit, The Teeth of the Tiger, etc etc.