Favourite films:

Adaptation, Alien, Aliens, American Beauty, Annihilation, Battle Royale, Bend it like Beckham, Beyond the Black Rainbow, Blade Runner, Blazing Saddles, Bringing out the Dead, Commando, Dark City, Death Race 2000 (original), Dumb and Dumber, El Mariachi, Four Lions, Ghost World, Heat, I Saw the Devil, If…, The Jerk, Kick-Ass, Kung Fu Hustle, Lady Snowblood, Leon, Lone-Wolf and Cub franchise, Lord of War, Mandy, Modern Times, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, No Country for Old Men, Paris Texas, Predator, Purple Rain, The Raid 1 & 2, Ripley’s Game, Robocop, Run Lola Run, Sling Blade, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut, Strange Days, Survive Style 5+, The Terminator 1 & 2, Total Recall, Trainspotting, 24 Hour Party People, Under the Skin, Vampire’s Kiss, The Vengeance Trilogy, The Villainess, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? Withnail & I, The World According to Garp

Most films directed by the following… John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, Werner Herzog, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Takashi Miike, Christopher Nolan, Nicolas Winding Refn, Quentin Tarantino


Favourite music:

Aaliyah, AC/DC, Actress, Steve Albini, Aphex Twin, Syd Barrett, Beastie Boys, Beatles, Bjork, Dean Blunt, Blur, Boards of Canada, David Bowie, Danny Brown, Ian Brown, James Brown, Burial, Kate Bush, Can, Captain Beefheart, Nick Cave, Chemical Brothers, Cluster, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Daft Punk, Miles Davis, Death Grips, Disco Inferno, Drive Like Jehu, Elastica, Brian Eno, The Fall, Fever Ray, The Field, Fleetwood Mac, Fuck Buttons, Fucked Up, Serge Gainsbourg, Go-Go’s, Grimes, Happy Mondays, PJ Harvey, Hawkwind, Lee Hazlewood (& Nancy Sinatra), Jimi Hendrix, The Honeycombs, The Human League, Michael & Janet Jackson, Killing Joke, King Crimson, The Knife, Kraftwerk, LCD Soundsystem, Led Zeppelin, Leftfield, John Lennon, Let’s Eat Grandma, M.I.A., Massive Attack, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Minutemen, Missy Elliot, Motorhead, My Bloody Valentine, The Necks, Neu!, New Order, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Odd Future, Yoko Ono, Orbital, Pet Shop Boys, Portishead, Prince, The Prodigy, Public Image Ltd., Radiohead, The Raincoats, Ramones, Lou Reed (& The Velvet Underground), Ride, Robyn, Roxy Music, Saint Etienne, Sepultura (Max Cavalero years), Sex Pistols, Simple Minds (1979-82), Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Sisters of Mercy, The Slits, Sly & the Family Stone, Smashing Pumpkins, The Smiths, Sonic Youth, The Sonics, Sophie, The Specials/Fun Boy Three, Stereolab, (Iggy Pop &) The Stooges, Andy Stott, Super Furry Animals, Swans, Sweet, Talk Talk, Talking Heads, A Tribe Called Quest, Type O Negative, Ultrasound, Underworld, Scott Walker, Kanye West, White Lung, Hank Williams, Wire, Wu-Tang Clan, Robert Wyatt, Charli XCX, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Young Fathers


Favourite people:
David Bowie, Charlie Brooker, Kate Bush, Nicolas Cage, John Cleese, Jaz Coleman, Bryan Cranston, Willem Dafoe, Harry Dean Stanton, Klaus Dinger, Karin Drejer, Bill Drummond, Kevin Eldon, Ricky Gervais, Crispin Glover, Tamsin Greig, Tom Hardy, Mark Heap, Richard Herring, Werner Herzog, Dennis Hopper, Liam Howlett, Armando Ianucci, Richard D. James, Andy Kaufmann, Stewart Lee, Juliette Lewis, Jaki Liebezeit, Steve Merchant, Mads Mikklesen, Chris Morris, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Trey Parker, John Peel, Karl Pilkington, Iggy Pop, Prince, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kevin Shields, Mark E. Smith, Bob Stanley, Sly Stone, Damo Suzuki, Danny Trejo, Christopher Walken, Tony Wilson


Favourite TV:
The Armando Iannucci Shows, Black Adder, Black Books, Black Mirror, Bojack Horseman, Brass Eye, Breaking Bad, Dark, The Day Today, Father Ted, 15 Stories High, Fist of Fun, Friday Night Dinner, Hannibal, Humans, The Inbetweeners, The IT Crowd, Jam, Lee & Herring’s This Morning with Richard Not Judy, Mr. Bean, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Nathan Barley, The Office, One Foot in the Grave, Alan Partridge, Phoenix Nights, Red Dwarf I-VI, Rick and Morty, The Ricky Gervais Show, Screenwipe, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, South Park, Stranger Things, Utopia, Vic Reeves Big Night Out, The X-Files, The Young Ones