Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Brave New World, Flowers for Algernon, The Picture of Dorian
Gray, Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, A Song of Ice and Fire,
anything by Neil Gaiman or Roddy Doyle.
Movies: The Crow, The Boondock Saints, The Jacket The Commitments,
Gangs of New York, Forrest Gump, and pretty much everything done by
Shows: ER, Fringe, The X-Files, Star Trek, Stargate, Sons of
Anarchy, Scrubs and everything done by Joss Whedon.
Music: Waaaay too many to list. I lean more towards the Metal/Punk
end of the spectrum. I love post punk/post punk revival. Say no to
gangster rap though.