Help your potential matches find common interests.
Reading: Mostly non-fiction – economics, psychology, history, art,
science, biographies. Every issue of New Scientist magazine cover
to cover. Used to read more fiction, SF+F – still have shelves of
my old favorites that I can’t part with. Some classics.
Movies and TV: Lots of Netflix with one eye while doing something
else. Mysteries, comedies, period pieces, SF+F. Some semi-recent
faves – Bones, Grand Hotel, Parks & Rec, Orange Is the New
Black, Brooklyn 9-9, Don't Trust the Bitch In Apartment 23, The
100, 30 Rock, Orphan Black, Continuum, Big Bang Theory, Sherlock,
House of Lies, Leverage, White Collar.
Music: I know a lot of classical and the alt-rock we all know from
the 90s, plus some oldies. Pretty out of touch with what’s current…
Attempting to fix that. Fave for dancing to is street, like hip-hop
and reggaeton, but honestly, I mostly only know what I’ve picked up
in dance classes.
Food + drink: Ok, I’m vegetarian, but I’m not “lips that have
touched flesh shall never touch mine”. It’s a personal thing and I
have nothing against non-veggies – I just can’t stand to eat stuff
that was once animate. Muscles, tendons, etc. – I just find that
really creepy, like zombie food. Faves, because they’re both great
and veg-friendly: Indian, Thai, Mexican, and really good pizza.
Also, well, I don’t drink, but again, it’s not a puritan thing and
I have nothing at all against people who do – I just don’t like the
taste of alcohol and I always refused to force myself to get used
to it, too stubborn to do that just because it was what was
expected. With me, you will always have a built-in designated