I'm the web developer for my hometown newspaper. I do not do LJ layouts, especially not my own. I do web design for beer, and sometimes cash or car parts: Adams Dyno Tuning - a regionally reputable tuner TopEndUSA - a Honda Performance shop ClubCRX - a Honda CRX site z31-ae.com - a Nissan 300ZX reference site. Evolving as I have time.
Eric Johnson^. The Beatles. Rush, Journey, and Styx, though in small quantities. The Eagles. Kansas in large quantities. The Mars Volta. Coheed & Cambria. Dream Theater. Yes. Pendulum. A Perfect Circle. The Clancy Brothers. CCR. The Eagles ("You said 'the Eagles' twice...?" "I like the Eagles."). OSI. Thievery Corporation. Bach. Pain.
boondock saints. the big lebowski. the princess bride. monty python's anything. blazing saddles. twister. pulp fiction. reservoir dogs. office space. the lord of the rings. casino royale. and 300 was awesome, I don't care /what/ you say.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The Color of Magic. 1984. Brave New World. Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Snow Crash. Unintended Consequences. Grisham. Haynes manuals. Cookbooks. Technical diagrams.
One Two 1984 Nissan 300ZX 50th Anniversary editions, both turbo, boosted to about 11psi, with exhaust cutouts. It's not a matter of practicality - it's a love affair.