Favorite bands :
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Dream Theater, Band of Gypsys, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Fall of Troy, Rush, AC/DC, The Allman Brothers Band, The Beatles, Slayer, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Boston, Cream, The Darkness, Disturbed, The Doobie Brothers, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, Grand Funk Railroad, The Who, White Stripes, Heart, Incubus, Janis Joplin, Killswitch Engage, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Motion City Soundtrack, Ozzy Osbourne, Pink Floyd, Pantera, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Senses Fail, ZZ Top, Tenacious D, Wolfmother, Van Halen, Living Colour, The Raconteurs, and many MANY others
Favorite guitarists :
Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Alex Lifeson, Joe Satriani, Jimmy Page, Angus Young, Van Halen, Tom Morello, Duane/Gregg Allman, Dimebag Darrel, Randy Rhoads, Kyle Gass and Jack Black, Keith Richards, Brian May, Froosh, David Gilmour, Andrew Stockdale, Nancy Wilson, Vernon Reid, Mike Einziger, both Killswitch guitarists (but mostly Adam D), Chet Atkins, Lester Flatts, Earl Scruggs, Johnny Cash, Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Toki Wartooth, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, John Lennon, Gatemouth Brown, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell, Otis Rush, John Lee Hooker, Freddie King, Dan Aurbach, too many more to mention
Favorite bassists :
Les Claypool, Geddy Lee, Jack Bruce, John Entwistle, John Paul Jones
Favorite books :
anything JRR Tolkein, and, I hate to admit, I am a Potter fan
Fallen Angels - best Vietnam fiction EVER
Favorite tv :
Mythbusters, all Discovery shows pretty much, along with the History Channel
I know it's not tv, but Red vs. Blue is stil HILARIOUS.
the Monty Python TV series
Go od Eats (I'm a science nerd, what can I say... I love food. Is that such a crime?)
Favorite movies :
Happy Gilmore, School of Rock, Caddyshack, any Adam Sandler, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, all of the Lord of the Rings movies... too many to really list.