Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books (I have a terrible memory for remembering books I've
Decline and Fall (think that might be favourite book);
The Vampire Chronicles
the Dune series
Son of a Witch
The Dark Tower
The Discworld books.
The Queer Art of Failure - Jack Halberstam (I'm currently in the
process of reading it but so far I'm really loving it)
Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature - Donna
Anti-Oedipus - Deleuze and Guattari
Utilitarianism - Mill
Gender Trouble - Butler
Excitable Speech - Butler
Of Grammatology - Derrida
Limited Inc - Derrida (the second essay in it, 'Limited Inc
a,b,c...', is really very funny)
History of Sexuality - Foucault
Discipline and Punish - Foucault
Madness and Civilization - Foucault
The Lightning Flash - Michele Cooke (from a series called
'Translation Happens' apparently)
Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? - Slavoj Žižek
The Plague of Fantasies - Slavoj Žižek (really, just...wow)
Bits of Marx...
Radio/podcasts (bit in love with BBC radio 4):
'I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue'
'Just a Minute'
'In Our Time'
'Welcome to Night Vale'
Music: Lots. Not much more I can say. I love music. I'll select
some random examples: Will and the People; Orphans and Vandals;
Scissor Sisters; Gossip; The Beatles; Adam and The Ants; The
Noisettes; Foals; Alphabeat; La Roux; Blondie; Depeche Mode; The
Clash; The Sex Pistols...some others...recently discovered "electro
swing" in the form of Caravan Palace, bit in love with the
Other media: Currently working my way through 'The Good Wife'.
really enjoying it.
Food: Generally vegetable friendly. Don't really have favourite
Drinks: Tea is good. Yunnan, or Keemun, or Assam. If we're going
for alcohol then dry white wine, gin and tonic, or perhaps a dry