Help your potential matches find common interests.
Battle Circle, Name of the Wind, Earthsea trilogy, and Left Hand of
Darkness. Not an exhaustive list, but some recently enjoyed
Sealab 2021, Clone High, Adventure Time, Frisky Dingo, Star Wars,
and Star Trek (nearly all of them). Also just a sample.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, Tool, The Disco Biscuits, Simon &
Garfunkel, Donovan, Talking Heads, jazz, and almost anything else.
I find all music to be listenable, but country and Hip-hop don't do
much for me. That being said, from ages 8-14 I listened almost
exclusively to those two genres. I suppose that's why I'm more or
less done with them.
I love food. Foreign food, domestic food, spicy, bland, vegetarian,
meat-filled, I love it all. I used to be a picky eater as a kid,
but now I'm finding that I was not yet enlightened on the wonder
that is eating.