Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Lots of non-fiction, including Think Like a Freak, Cradle to
Cradle, The Big Thirst, The End of Money, Freakonomics, The Upside
of Irrationality, The Tipping Point, Blink, Sacred Economics. In
the fiction department, Crime and Punishment, The Alchemist, Don
Quixote, The Catcher in the Rye, Hamlet, The Shining, Different
Movies: Anything by Tarantino, American Hustle, Good Will Hunting,
Knocked Up, Training Day, Office Space, Avatar, Memento, The
Departed.. among others. Recently very pleasantly surprised by
Silver Linings Playbook.
Shows: The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The Big Bang Theory,
Louis CK, VICE, The Newsroom, How I Met Your Mother, Friends, SNL
Weekend Update, Key and Peele, The Chappelle Show, South Park, a
bunch of podcasts.
Music: A very eclectic collection spanning everything from Queen,
to Metallica, to Manu Chao, to Timbaland, to Bob Marley, to Gogol
Bordello and Balkan Beat Box.
Food: Indian, Ethiopian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Spanish.. and the list
goes on and on.