Chiho Aoshima, Natsumi Hayashi, Dali, Waterhouse, Mika Ninagawa

TV shows:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, OITNB, Supernatural, Firefly, Veronica Mars, The Office, Malcolm in the Middle, Parks & Rec, Community

Little Miss Sunshine, Ponyo, My Neighbour Totoro, Tangled, Mean Girls, Battle Royale, Shaun of the dead

Anything by bell hooks.
A Tale for The Time Being (Ruth Ozeki), ASOIAF, Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami), Snow Country (Yasunari Kawabata), The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Muriel Barbery), After Dark (Haruki Murakami), The Will to Change (bell books), Delusions of Gender (Cordelia Fine), Kafka on the Shore, Dance Dance Dance

Aimee Mann, Lana Del Rey, Kanye West, Joanna Newsom, The Magnetic Fields, The Smiths, Jeff Buckley, Emiliana Torrini, Sufjan Stevens, Bjork, Nirvana, The Nightwatchman, Dredg, Cibo Matto, The Clash, Bob Dylan, Seapony