Sunday, July 18, 2010

Some More Lists

Got inspired to do this after seeing an Oisin O'Sullivan post.

Top 10 favorite cartoonists:

Robert Crumb
S. Clay Wilson
Ralph Steadman
Harvey Kurtzman
Dennis Worden
Thomas Nast
Charles Burns
Daniel Clowes
Jim Woodring

Top 10 favorite bands:

The Fugs
Velvet Underground
Iggy and the Stooges
Thin Lizzy
Butthole Surfers
The Ramones
Talking Heads
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
The Sonics

Top 10 favorite movies:

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Evil Dead
Seven Samurai
The Passion of Joan of Arc
This is Spinal Tap
El Topo

Top 5 favorite guitarists:

Jimi Hendrix
Frank Stokes
Charley Patton
Jeff Cotton
Son House

Top 5 favorite songwriters:

Daniel Johnston
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Don Van Vliet
Charley Patton
Jimi Hendrix

...and I thought I might throw this in:

Top 10 favorite writers (stories, poems):

Hunter S. Thompson
Charles Bukowski
William S. Burroughs
H.P. Lovecraft
Jack Keroac
Derek Grinsteiner
Shel Silverstein
Tom Wolfe
Kurt Vonnegut
John Milton


Oisin O'Sullivan said...

cool lists. a lot more variety than mine.
I liked Ralph Steadman's work on the Fear and Loathing book, especially the page with all the policemen.
Harvey Kurtsman would definitly make my top 20.
I've yet to see Crumb! Do you know anywhere on the internet I can see it for free? (I'm broke)

Justin said...

Thanks man. I don't know where you can see Crumb for free now... I saw it on Google Videos once but someone took it down.

Justin said...

Shit, I forgot to put "El Topo" in top 10 favorite movies. Guess I could knock out "Faces" for it...

Kurdt said...

Great lists, but who's this Grinsteiner person you listed along with Shel and HP? I read some of his writing and he's not even in the same room with those guys!

Kurdt said...

Oh and by the way, just curious, whats your fave Lovecraft story? I'd pick either Pickman's Model or The Outsider.

Justin said...

My favorite Lovecraft story is probably Herbert West—Reanimator. Old standard, I know, but I love it.