Favorite bands :
Van Halen, X Japan, Alice in Chains, Pink Floyd, Edguy, Dream Theater, The Police, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Pantera, Queen, Ozzy Osbourne, Led Zeppelin, John Butler Trio, King Crimson, Meat Loaf and many, many others.
Favorite guitarists :
Steve Vai, Eddie Van Halen, David Gilmour, Hide (X Japan), Paul Gilbert, Stanley Jordan, and others I can't think of at the moment.
Favorite bassists :
Taiji (X Japan), Victor Wooten and Flea.
Favorite books :
Most anything by Shakespeare, The Brothers Karamazov, Brave New World, and many others.
Favorite tv :
I don't really watch TV.
Favorite movies :
L.A. Confidential, Terminator 1 and 2, Oldboy, Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, The Shawshank Redemption, Twelve Monkeys, Raging Bull, Primal Fear, American History X, Casino, The Sting, most Film Noirs... I dunno, I've seen a lot, and I'm working my way towards watching ever movie on IMDBs Top 250 List. I only have like 100 more to go.