Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Shakespeare, Twain, Dickens, Dostoevsky, Grant Morrison,
Keats, TS and George Eliot, Tolstoy, Jack Kirby, Doyle, Carroll,
Austen, Blake and many others. I just finished reading a book set
in every state.
Music: Dylan, The Beatles, Beethoven, Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan,
Girl Talk, Brahms, The Japandroids, The National, The New
Pornographers, The White Stripes, Dvorak, De La Soul, The Beastie
Boys, Miles Davis and many others.
Movies: Anything by Kurosawa, Kubrick, Hitchcock, Welles and the
Coens. The Rules of the Game, Chinatown, The Searchers, The Lord of
the Rings, Adaptation and many others.
TV: The Wire, Classic-era Simpsons, Parks and Recreation, Breaking
Bad, Louie, Arrested Development, MST3K, The Muppet Show, Deadwood,
Flying Circus, Adventure Time, Stewart/Colbert, Community and many
Games: Every Zelda, all but one Metroid, both Chronos and certain
Final Fantasies. The Mass Effect series, Portal, Team Ico games,
Bastion, Bioshock, Journey, Half-Life and many others. I play
mostly for the stories.
Radio/Podcasts: This American Life, On The Media, Planet Money,
RadioLab, Stuff You Missed In History Class, Welcome to Night Vale,
Lexicon Valley, Fresh Air and many others.