Help your potential matches find common interests.
Anything by Arthur Nersesian, the HP books (for my inner child),
Haruki Murakami, celeb bios for a laugh and a bunch of
Little Miss Sunshine, Sweeney Todd, Big Fish, Sideways, anything by
Pedro Almodovar... too many to name...
pretty much everything that's been on HBO (SATC, The Sopranos, Six
Feet Under, Boardwalk Empire, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Oz, Hung,
Entourage, Flight of the Concords, True Blood, Game of Thrones,
Veep, Girls, Getting On, Hello Ladies), Mad Men, Law & Order:
SVU, Misfits, Sherlock, The Fades, Ripper Street, The Office,
Extras, Little Britain, The Walking Dead, Seinfeld, The Golden
Girls, Orphan Black, Masters of Sex, Strike Back...
mostly anything except country and jazz (with a few
Guns N' Roses
... and loads more...
Italian (who doesn't love pizza and pasta?)
... so, pretty easy to please on that front...