Help your potential matches find common interests.
Under books, The Phantom Tollbooth, A Canticle for Leibowitz, A
Confederacy of Dunces, Stranger in a Strange Land, The Satanic
Verses, Foucault's Pendulum. [Understanding Early Civilizations by
Bruce G. Trigger.]
Under movies, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Apartment, Brick,
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, The Warriors (based on a
play by Xenophon, don'tcha know), American Movie, Harold &
Maude, The Ox-Bow Incident, and (almost) all the Coen
Under music, as a very small sampling, Pavement, David Bowie, Bill
Callahan, Elvis Costello, Neil Young, Jonathan Richman & the
Modern Lovers (particularly when a pick-me-up is in order), Talking
Heads, Nick Cave, Velvet Underground.
The best song ever written is "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen. The
worst might well be "Werewolves of London."
Adventure Time, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Jeopardy!. That's one
exclamation point per show.
Under food, all sorts. French toast was already mentioned, but it
must have real maple syrup.
And none of these lists is actually very good. Don't you find it's
easier to come up with these sorts of things when you're actually
talking about them?