Help your potential matches find common interests.
Generally in my life I try what intrigues me and I try to remember
what I enjoyed. Although with some subjects it's a little
I cook. I do it well. But I like many kinds of food in all kinds of
situations. Especially if it's lovingly cooked, you'll be hard
pressed to make me something I won't eat.
After a while in Lao I can confirm: There's stuff I find very hard
to eat. Luckily even there they're only a very tiny part of a meal
of loads that I will.
Books: Good stories, with above average plot lines. Preferably
something Sci-Fi/Fantasy-ish. But I greatly Enjoy Kathy Reichs'
Tempe Brennan stories and such as well.
(Yes, she wrote the books first...)
TV: Before reading this list: I have some kind of TV or show on all
day when working from home, because I work better in a "living
environment" (random sounds or voices) and I seem too stupid to
trick someone into staying. So... it is a lot, but I'm just an
Anything from the UK with any number of the following: Richard
Ayoade, Jon Richardson, Stephen Fry, Bill Bailey, Phil Jupitus,
Noel Fielding, Dara O Briain, David Mitchell, Richard Ayoade, Chris
O'Dowd, Hugh Laurie (If you don't know he's a Brit, you need to
borrow some of my DVDs), Frankie Boyle ("Racist Door"), Sean Lock
("Spine in a sack"), Rob Brydon, did I mention Richard Ayoade? Also
just about anything originally hosted by Angus Deayton. And John
Hannah, yesss! to A Touch of Cloth! And Karen Gillan is starting to
proof herself as well. (I do also like most of the Doctor Who, but
that cast keeps changing)
*I removed Jimmy Carr, because I feel I've seen all his looping
jokes by now*
But also many non-UK based shows, amongst which: X-Files, Better
off Ted, House, Chicago Fire, ST-TNG (Deal with it! I'm awesome,
but also a nerd), Body of Proof, American Dad (usually), Family Guy
(often), Futurama (See ST-TNG), Californication, Dead Like Me, The
Finder, Fargo, Franklin and Bash, Last Week Tonight with John
Oliver, Late Late with Craig Ferguson, Modern Family, The Daily
Show, New Girl, Orange is the New Black, Firefly (again, see
Also, in the case of music: Anything that isn't easily replicated
by slamming one's head repeatedly into a cheap late-90's keyboard.
Examples? Postmoden Jukebox (YouTube), Ingrid Michaelson (YouTube),
Maria Mena, Regina Spektor, Enya, Anouk, Elton John, Ilse DeLange,
Yello (Yello? Yes! Yello!) and most others that fit that pattern.