Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Vonnegut, Salinger, Murakami, Bukowski, Hemmingway, Orwell,
Updike, Christopher Moore. for the most part, i like contemporary
classics...though i'll read anything people recommend. also, i
sometimes judge books by their covers. literally. currently trying
to finish all of the Vonnegut and Murakami books that I haven't
Movies: spaceballs!, snatch, drop dead gorgeous, any superhero
movie, seven, zombieland, memento, the big lebowski
Shows: game of thrones, breaking bad, madmen, how i met your
mother, archer, south park, lost, downton abbey, 30 rock, arrested
development, mythbusters, the food networks. i tend to get into a
show on netflix and compulsively watch the entire series.
Music: radiohead, death cab, band of horses, bon iver, new
pornographers, white stripes, nirvana, beach house, arcade fire,
sigur ros, alt-j, phoenix, rilo kiley (and other jenny lewis
stuff), vampire weekend, black keys, etc. i'm particularly
interested in talking music with people...i love exploring new
music. if you have similar music tastes and mention a band i
haven't heard, i'll probably buy their album.
Food: soup, mexican, indian, thai. i'm mostly vegetarian, but i'm
not obnoxious or picky about it...i can find something to eat
anywhere. and sometimes i just have to have a bacon egg and cheese
bagel (long live bagelsmith!)