I’m procrastinating from both studying and songwriting so I thought I’d write another blog… okay, I thought I’d rant a little. But here’s some recommendations

Recommended music
Pat Benatar! (everything she has ever done!! She is the Queen of Rock!!)
The Birthday Massacre! (best place to start is their live album Show And Tell!)
Bif Naked! (especially The Promise)
Jonathan Coulton! (especially the live album Best. Concert. Ever. if you like acoustic music)
Nerf Herder! (especially IV)
Ugly Kid Joe! (great 90s grunge/metal band. Recommend America’s Least Wanted)
Pearl Jam! (especially Vs and Pearl Jam)
Green Day! (any album but American Idiot!)
The Ramones! (get the Anthology and work from there!)
Screaming Banshee Aircrew! (especially When All Is Said And Done)
D.J Sharman’s Blues Bar! (for all the blues lovers out there!)

Recommended TV
Anything starring Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs
(my favourite show)
Sanctuary (an amazing show that I’m addicted to)
Anything created by Joss Whedon
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
(one of the greatest TV shows that will ever be created)
Stargate SG-1 (especially the Vala seasons)
Battlestar Galactica
Picket Fences
Family Guy
cartoons (especially the original X-Men, Marvel Action Hour and X-Men Evolution)

Recommended movies
Anything starring Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs and Sarah Michelle Gellar
Underworld trilogy
Tim Burton
movies (especially Nightmare Before Christmas, Beetlejuice, Mars Attacks and Edward Scissorhands)
The Crow
Ghost World
(then you’ll understand my Catwoman mask)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, House of Flying Daggers, etc.
Wayne’s World 1&2
Kevin Smith
movies (especially Mallrats)
Studio Ghibli movies (especially Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away)
Tartan Extreme Movies (Japanese, Korean and Chinese horror films. Recommend the original Ring trilogy, Tale of Two Sisters, original The Eye and Battle Royale)
The Grudge 2 (Ju-On 2 the original Japanese movie)
Old classic horror movies – no remakes!! (Nightmare on Elm Street, Hellraiser 1-3, Friday the 13th, Stephen King’s It, The Exorcist Director’s Cut)
Disney Pixar movies (especially Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc.)
Marvel movies (especially the X-Men series, Daredevil and the Spiderman trilogy)

Recommended Books
Anything by Marcus Sedgwick (especially The Dead Days Omnibus/The Book of Dead Days & The Dark Flight Down, My Sword Hand Is Singing & Kiss Of Death and Blood Red, Snow White: A Novel of the Russian Revolution)
Anne Rice (Interview With A Vampire is really interesting)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Koji Suzuki
(author of the Ring trilogy.Highly recommend Dark Water)
Memoirs of a Geisha
Charmed books!

Much love and many hugs.
Stay safe, give love and look after one another


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