Thursday, 21 June 2018

Stuff I Like

This is just a list of things I like. I don't really know what else to say, really.

Books
Tim Powers books – especially The Stress of Her Regard and Hide Me Amongst the Graves
Neil Gaiman – American Gods, Anansi Boys, Stardust
Warren Ellis – Crooked Little Vein, Gun Machine
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds Trilogy
Michael Moorcock - Nomad of the Timestreams, Hawkmoon
Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale, Year of the Flood
Susanna Clarke – Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
Charles Stross – The Laundry Files Series, Merchant Princes books, Halting State
Susan Hill – The Woman in Black
Joe Hill – Horns, Nos4rtu
Caitlin R Kiernan – Alabaster, Low Red Moon, The Red Tree, Threshold, Two Worlds and in Between
Poppy Z Brite – Lost Souls, Drawing Blood
John Wyndham – Chrysalids, Day of the Triffids, Midwich Cuckoos, The Kraken Wakes
Lewis Carroll – Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass
Bram Stoker – Dracula
Mary Shelley – Frankenstein
Adrian Tchaikovsky – The Shadows of the Apt, Guns of the Dawn, Children of Time, Tiger and the Wolf, Bear and the Serpent
China Mieville – Kraken, Perdido Street Station
Tad Williams – War of the Flowers, The Bobby Dollar trilogy
Mary Gentle – Rats and Gargoyles
Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked this Way Comes
Natasha Scharf – The Art of Gothic, Worldwide Gothic
Ursula le Guin – A Wizard of Earthsea
Robin Hobb – the Assassin’s Trilogy
Katherine Kerr – Deverry.
Ian Marchant - The Longest Crawl, Something of the Night

Comics
Bryan Talbot – The Grandville Series
Warren Ellis – Planetary, Injection, Trees, Transmetropolitan, Freak Angels, The Wildstorm
Kieran Gillen – The Wicked and the Divine
Neil Gaiman – Sandman
Grant Morrison – Invisibles
Joe Hill – Lock and Key
Serena Valentino – Gloom Cookie
Ted Naifeh – Courtney Crumrin, Polly and the Pirates, How Loathesome.
Rat Queens
the JLA/Avengers crossover DC and Marvel did ages ago.

TV/Film
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (film)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (BBC TV)
Smiley’s People (BBC TV)
Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell Innocence
Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex, 2nd Gig
Ghost in the Shell Arise
20th Century Boys
Scott Pilgrim versus the World
The Losers
Princess Mononoke
Chocolat
Dark Angel
Chevalier D’eon
Spice and Wolf
Eden of the East
Full Metal Alchemist
Cowboy Bebop
Last Exile and Last Exile the Silver Wing
Spirited Away
The Cat Returns
Summer Wars
Persopolis
Legends of Tomorrow
Brotherhood of the Wolf
Crimson Peak
The Flashpoint Paradox film

Music
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Sisters of Mercy
All About Eve
Rosetta Stone
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Bauhaus
New Model Army
Levellers
Wonderstuff
Sleeper
Elastica
Foo Fighters
Katie Perry
Taylor Swift
2 Cellos
Muse
The Gossip
Type O Negative
Children on Stun
Paradise Lost
Mesh
Voltaire
Crux Shadows
Swarf
Garbage
Alanis Morissette
Green Day
Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Billy Bragg
Grace Petrie
Amanda Palmer
Dresden Dolls
Placebo
Babymetal
Wolfsheim
Florence and the Machine
The Mission (UK)
Johnny Cash
Tom Waits (some of anyway)
Kingmaker
Manic Street Preachers
Lou Reed
David Bowie
Radio Comedy
Old Harry’s Game
Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully
The News Quiz
Just A Minute
I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue
Revolting People
Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation
Hudson and Pepperdine Show
John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme
Cabin Pressure
Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers

Games

Roleplaying
Vampire the Masquerade
Vampire the Dark Ages
Mage the Ascension
Werewolf the Apocalypse
Night’s Black Agents
Trail of Cthulhu
Adventure!
Aeon (well, I like the setting, never had the chance to play it, sadly).
SLA Industries
All For One: Regime Diabolique
Savage Worlds: Necessary Evil
Vampire the Requiem (to read, anyway)
Mage the Awakening (again, to read)
Demon the Descent (ditto)

Boardgames
Settlers of Catan
7 Wonders
Tsuro
Splendor

Video Games
Fire Emblem
Skyrim
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
Fallout 3
Fallout New Vegas
Lego Batman
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
Rune Factory: Frontier
Lego Marvel Superheroes
Lego Marvel Avengers
Bioshock, Bioshock 2, Bioshock Infinite
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Dishonoured

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