Inspiration

Literature

H.P. Lovecraft
Novellas:
At the Mountains of Madness
The Shadow Out of Time

Short Stories
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
The Statement of Randolph Carter
From Beyond
The Nameless City
Hypnos
Pickman’s Model
The Colour Out of Space
The Whisperer in Darkness
The Dreams in the Witch House

The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, by Robert E. Howard
Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts, by Douglas Adams
And Another Thing…: Book Six in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy, by Eoin Colfer
Hyperion, by Dan Simmons
The Hungry City Chronicles; or Mortal Engines, by Philip Reeve
Perdido Street Station, by China Mieville
Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon, by Spider Robinson

Television

Farscape
Firefly
Doctor Who (Duh)
Torchwood
Battlestar Galactica (2000s series)
Red Dwarf
Adventure Time
Futurama
Courage the Cowardly Dog

Film

The Black Hole (1979)
Beyond the Black Rainbow
Ghostbusters
Back to the Future
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey
Aliens
Prometheus

Inspiration

Doctor Who: The Lak-Nnrr Chronicles Zarim