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Words, Music and Pictures that Float my Boat

"writerbird"
 
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
"Recommended by a friend, reminiscent of Mercury Rev but with madder, bouncier lyrics"
Californication
Californication
"It's hard to decide which is their best album. Sexy music, sexy sexy SEXY Anthony Kiedis."
Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun
"Absolutely beautiful - ethereal and dream-like...spins you out into another world. Love it."
The Middle Of Nowhere
The Middle Of Nowhere
"The Hartnoll brothers are my heroes. Brilliant."
The Bends
The Bends
"Reminds me of University days...genius."
ROOTY
ROOTY
"Guaranteed to lift my mood. Even better than Remedy."
Disintegration
Disintegration
"Possibly The Cure's best album, and one I keep coming back to. Don't play 'Plainsong' after breaking up with someone."
Death To The Pixies
Death To The Pixies
"Songs for every mood - angsty, rocky, chilled and weird. The Pixies are great."
Curtains
Curtains
"Out of this world. Horny, melancholy, stunning tunes."
Mezzanine
Mezzanine
"A work of musical genius."
Porno
Porno
"Just finished reading this. Exquisitely sick. Fantastic, horribly convincing and (contentiously) I think it's easily as good as 'Trainspotting'"
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
"OK, I know it's an unoriginal choice but really this book is outstanding."
Everything is Illuminated
Everything is Illuminated
"A bizarre, original, funny, very human novel and an amazingly accomplished debut"
A Room with a View
A Room with a View
"I read this for my English A-level. A REAL love story, plenty of unashamed romance and repressed sexuality. A bit girly, but so what, I'm a girl."
Monty Python's Life Of Brian [VHS] [1979]
Monty Python's Life Of Brian [VHS] [1979]
"It IS funny, and it IS clever. 'How shall we f*** off, oh Lord?'"
It's A Wonderful Life [VHS]
It's A Wonderful Life [VHS]
"CLASSIC. Makes me weep like a baby every time. Made back in the days when sex and violence wasn't really needed to make a film great."
Pixar Box Set : Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc. [VHS]
Pixar Box Set : Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc. [VHS]
"All these films are just superb. 'Leave them alone Francis, they are poo-poo heads!'"
The Blair Witch Project [VHS] [1999]
The Blair Witch Project [VHS] [1999]
"Some people just weren't scared by this. I bloody was."
The Complete Fawlty Towers [VHS] [1975]
The Complete Fawlty Towers [VHS] [1975]
"I have watched every episode about a million times, and it's still not enough. I defy anyone to not find this funny."
Heart And Soul Box Set
Heart And Soul Box Set
"Sublime."
Starcrossed
Starcrossed
"You can say what you like about him, the man is FUNNY."
Austin Powers - International Man of Mystery [DVD] [1997]
Austin Powers - International Man of Mystery [DVD] [1997]
"I love this one, and I love the other two. It's puerile, silly, occasionally gross but goddamn it's hilarious"
Play It Again, Sam [VHS]
Play It Again, Sam [VHS]
"Maybe it's not cool to think Woody Allen is funny, but this certainly made me chuckle my socks off."
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975]
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest [DVD] [1975]
"That rare thing - a film that is just as good as the book. This film proves that Jack Nicholson is not just a scary face."
Original Pirate Material
Original Pirate Material
"Not usually my cup of tea, but believe the hype - this is fantastic."