Favorite bands :
Megadeth, early Metallica, Modest Mouse, King Crimson, Neutral Milk Hotel, Rush, Santana, Steve Vai, Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa, Dweezil Zappa, Frank Zappa, Robert Fripp, Bikini Kill, Nirvana, The Kills, The Dead Weather, The White Stripes, Mogwai, Testament, Dream Theater, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Umphreys McGee, The Beatles, Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, ELP, ELO, Kyuss, The Raconteurs, Queens of the Stone Age, Joe Bonamassa, and Mothers of Invention.
Favorite guitarists :
Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa, Steve Vai, Robert Fripp, Jack White, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Andy McKee and Dave Mustaine.
Favorite bassists :
Flea? Les Claypool? David Ellefson?
Favorite books :
Stranger in a Strange Land, Eyes of the Dragon, The Outsider, The Real Frank Zappa Book.
Favorite tv :
House, Burn Notice, Lie to Me, The Office (US), and The Mentalist. Boston Legal was the best show ever and I cry a little inside every time I realize there will never be a new episode.
So I play guitar for myself in my den, slowly writing music or playing whatever song by another artist that catches my interest. Occasionally, I try to get a drummer and bassist and get some music going but small town and all that.