Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: I basically read books for a living (Young
Adult bookseller holla!) so I have a rotating list, but if forced
to choose: Mindscape by Andrea Hairston, Good Omens, Blue Beetle V
3 series, Graceling and all of Kristin Cashore's books. I just
recently read Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan and I LOVED it, if
you've read it you should totally ping me because I need to talk to
someone about it!
Authors: Charles de Lint, Tamora Pierce, Andrea
Gibson (do poets count?), Pearl Cleage, Chandra Mohanty, Gloria
TV: Avatar: the Last Airbender, Gilmore Girls,
Archer, Bob's Burgers, Gravity Falls, Leverage
Movies: Spirited Away, Fast and the Furious 1-5
(to varying degrees), Star Trek (2011), Bend it like Beckham, My
Big Fat Greek Wedding, District B13 (French), Serenity, Howl's
Music: My music tastes range all over the place
from folk to hip hop. Right now my favorite artists are probably
Girlyman, Janelle Monae, The Duhks, Nicki Manaj, Lupe Fiasco,
Coyote Grace, Brandi Carlile, K'naan and M.I.A.
Food: Oh my god I fucking love food. I'm not a big
fan of American, or European (i.e. French, Italian, German) but I
love "ethnic" food: Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, Middle
Eastern, Ethiopian, Japanese, Mexican, Suramericano, Chinese, etc.
If you want to try something and need a companion, I am your