Help your potential matches find common interests.
Will update this later, but to begin with--
BOOKS: Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud And Incredibly
Close, The Man Who Died, Breakfast of Champions (pretty much all
Vonnegut, really), The Unbearable Lightness of Being, How To Drive
Fast On Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed And Not Spill
Your Drink, Catcher In The Rye, On The Road, The Sputnik
Sweetheart, Christmas Day At Sea, 1984, Brave New World, A Tale Of
Two Cities, The Old Man And The Sea, The Grapes of Wrath, The War
Of Art, Milestones, The Future Dictionary of America, and the
braille edition of Playboy.
MOVIES: High Fidelity, The Darjeeling Limited, Inglourious
Basterds, Twin Falls Idaho, Pulp Fiction, Super Troopers, In
Bruges, Anchorman, Semi Pro, 40 Year Old Virgin, Forgetting Sarah
Marshall, Knocked Up, Goodfellas, Casino, Butch Cassidy And The
Sundance Kid, The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert
Ford, Burn After Reading (watch the last two together if you want
to see Brad Pitt get shot in the head twice in the same day), Troy
(watch after the previous two to see Brad Pitt get fucked up a
third time, this time by a really sissy Orlando Bloom with a bow
and arrow), Se7en (Brad Pitt's wife gets fucked up in this one),
Office Space, This Is Spinal Tap, The Guard, And The Band Played
On, and Twister.
MUSIC: this list is way too long for me to even attempt
comprehensivity. Did I just make up a word? Possibly. Top 7: Stevie
Wonder, Miles Davis, Prince, The Beatles, Janelle Monae, Led
Zeppelin, and Stone Temple Pilots. Runners up: Kenna, Frank Ocean,
The Clash, Gnarls Barkley, ATCQ, De La Soul, Timbaland, Queen,
D'Angelo, The Black Keys, The White Stripes, The Civil Wars, Alex
Isley, Jill Scott, Dr. Dre, Justin Timberlake, the first three solo
Phil Collins records, The Who, James Taylor, Jim Earp, Marvin Gaye,
Michael Jackson, AC/DC, Gotye, Aretha Franklin, David Bowie,
Weezer, Tracy Bonham, Marrque Nunley, Yes Mistress, T Gooch, SiR,
MGMT, Whitesnake (Slide It In is some of the best romantic poetry
ever written), Guns N Roses, Shenandoah, Bruno Mars, Rascal Flatts,
Pearl Jam, Pat Metheny, Kanye West, Jay Z, Elton John, Hendrix, The
Gap Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Thelonius Monk, Johnny
Griffin, Bill Evans, .... yeah, I'm nowhere close to the end of
this list. But I'm done typing. Also, some of those weren't so
P.S. I have opinions on jazz saxophonists, which honestly is
probably super detrimental to my sex life, but don't fret. I won't
share them if you don't care about jazz (most people don't, and
that's fine), and I don't give lectures about musical taste unless
you confess to me that you like Nickelback.
TV: Real Time with Bill Maher, SNL (even when it sucks, which is
often). If I was to dedicate my life to a nightly show, it would be
Fallon or Kimmel. Maybe Conan. I love Jon Stewart, but that shit
straight depresses me, yo.
COMEDY: George Carlin, Patton Oswalt, Dave Chappelle, Bill Maher,
Bill Burr, Dov Davidoff, Patrice O'Neal, Ron White, Whoopi
Goldberg, Doug Stanhope, Bill Hicks, Louie C.K., Hannibal Burriss,
Jim Jeffries, Norm MacDonald, Chris Rock, Bobcat Goldthwait.
FOOD: I can get down with just about any ethnicity, but I go hard
on Italian, Greek, traditional Mexican, CaliMex, Spanish, and
sushi. And sautéed Brussels sprouts. Seriously. I could eat them
like potato chips. Only, I don't eat potato chips like potato
chips, so that analogy doesn't work, so.... just go with it, okay?
Foods I don't like: shredded lettuce, goat cheese (I really tried,
but it just tastes off to me), beets (I'm about ready to give
another go on this one), and those tiny canned sliced black olives
that taste like they've been soaked in stale sugar water. I'm
lukewarm on large quantities of fresh cilantro, but don't try to
serve me a lengua taco with none at all. Yes, I eat the weird meats
off of ethnic menus. And I like steak tartar. Still haven't tried
Rocky Mountain oysters, and I don't intend to.
FASHION: Someone else included this, and I fucking loved it, so now
it's on mine too. I don't consider myself fashion forward, nor do I
follow trends, but I do care a lot about my appearance. To begin
with, THINGS I DON'T OWN: Ed Hardy, Crocs, shorts, chinos, flip
flops for non-aquatic purposes, sweatpants that say Juicy,
sweatpants that do not say Juicy. THINGS I DO OWN: Converse, argyle
socks, camel hair jackets, pocket squares, Allen Edmonds, thrifted
flannel shirts, Ben Sherman, Robert Graham, shirt.woot.com,
Cricketeer, HSM, Hickey Freeman, Bostonian, weird old three-piece
suits, weird new three-piece suits, knit ties, silk knots, Ralph
Lauren, corduroys, corduroy hats, Stangl by Kevin Anthony, Mavi,
Flypaper, Elton John-esque sunglasses, and pearl snaps.
ART: I want to have opinions on painters and sculptors, but I
don't. If you do and would like to impart some wisdom, message me.