Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'm currently reading "Infinite Jest" by David Foster Wallace. In
hindsight, I could have picked a much lighter book to lug around
with me from place to place.
-Anything by: William Shakespeare, Victor Hugo, Fyodor Dostoevsky,
Franz Kafka, Irvine Welsh, Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, Henry
Miller, Bertolt Brecht, Douglas Coupland, Michael Ondaatje, Allen
Ginsberg, China Miéville, Georges Perec, Jack Gilbert, David Foster
Wallace, Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens, H.G. Welles, John
Steinbeck, J.D. Salinger, Steven Pressfield, Corey Redekop, Cormac
McCarthy, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Nic Pizzolatto, Alice Munro,
Anything by: Alfred Hitchcock, Jean-Luc Godard, Orson Welles,
Charlie Kaufman, Robert Bresson, Luis Buñuel, Ingmar Bergman, Akira
Kurosawa, Alain Resnais, Woody Allen, Shane Carruth, Terrance
Malick, Richard Linklater. But also Blade Runner, Star Wars,
Trainspotting, The 'Before Trilogy', Cabin in the Woods, The Lord
of the Rings, Inside Llewyn Davis, Her, Filth.
Alexisonfire, Radiohead, Green Day, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Joy
Division, Circa Survive, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, The
Beatles, Arcade Fire, Protest The Hero, Weezer, Japandroids,
Careers in Science, The Heat Tape, Titus Andronicus, The Blood
Brothers, Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, Jaguar Love, The Black
Keys, Sigur Rós, Arkells, Deerhunter, Crystal Castles, City and
Colour, Atoms for Peace, Vampire Weekend, Broken Social Scene,
Metric, The Cinematic Orchestra, Jay-Z, Killer Mike, Kanye West,
Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, The Antlers, Emancipator, Daft Punk, Apex
Twins, Bonobo, Helios, FIDLAR, Wet, Tove Lo, Tom Odell.
Anything by Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly,
Dollhouse), Star Trek: TOS, TNG, Voyager, Game of Thrones, Mad Men,
House, Sherlock, House of Cards, Futurama, The Simpsons, Archer,
Frisky Dingo, Breaking Bad, Louis C.K., The Walking Dead, True
Detective, Hannibal, Orange is the New Black, Masters of Sex.
I should also add that I'm a pretty decent cook. I make a signature
spaghetti dish, amongst many other things. I love to cook.