Favourite Visual Artist
Ooph. That's a rough one. Let's say the Golden Age Illustrators, for now.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Brothers Bloom, The Darjeeling Ltd, LotR, Star Wars (natch)
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Right Now? Sigur Ros, Avett Bros, The National, Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner
I like folktales and myth a lot, and those are mostly crowd-sourced.
Whatever is new from BioWare.
Favourite Gaming Platform
PS3. Is that what they mean by that?
Tools of the Trade
The Precious (that would be the Wacom Tablet)
Geekdom, Theatre Design, Burlesque, Vintage Posters, Shapes Cats Make, Golden Age Illustration, etc.