Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Accelerando, The Name of the Wind, The Foundation series,
Scott Pilgrim, Ender's Game, Pride and Prejudice, and anything by
Movies: Akira Kurosawa films, The Long Goodbye, The Maltese Falcon,
Snatch, The Fifth Element, Oldboy, Tokyo Drifter, Six String
Samurai, Everything is Illuminated, Hackers, Demolition Man,
Miyazaki films, Kaidan/Kaiwan, Office Space, and The Evil
Shows: 30 Rock, Dr. Who, The Venture Bros., Archer, Adventure Time,
and MST3K twice.
Music: Man Man, The Flaming Lips, The White Stripes, The Belleville
Outfit, Dirty Pretty Things, Beck, Gnarls Barkley (and Cee Lo in
general), Richard Cheese, Jamie Lidell, Muse, Louis Armstrong, and
On the subject of food: if I have not tried it, I have a reasonable
expectation that it will be edible, and there is no sign it will
make me ill, then I consider it my self made duty to eat it. The
only foods that I have no desire to ever try again are sea urchin,
blood sausage, and beef intestine.