Favourite Visual Artist
Well there are too many to admire, but James Gurney gets credit for originally inspiring and thrilling me.
King Kong, LoTR, Star Trek, others...
Favourite TV Shows
X-Files, Star Trek Next Gen., Walking Dead, others...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Joe Satriani, Scorpions, Googoo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Simon and Garfunkel, Blue Oyster Cult, others...
Once, all I did was read... but it's been so long now.
Anne McCaffrey for her sci-fi plots, and Gabriel King for inspiring me as young as 11 with his storytelling skill.
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
lots of resources and craftily constructed references
animation, biology in sci-fi, herpetoculture