Help your potential matches find common interests.
Favorite books: Fantasy/Sci-Fi is what my eyeballs like. That being
said, specific things: Anything by Tolkien, Stephen King, and
Philip K. Dick, Robert Jordan, George R. R. Martin, Brandon
Sanderson. Also a lot of dead authors: Poe, Thoreau, Lovecraft, and
a few more that for some reason I can't name at the moment.
A friend turned me on to the Millenium series by Stieg Larsson,
after telling me to watch "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," which
I also did. They were pretty great.
EDIT: With the advent of electronic mobile book downloading
devices, I have stumbled across an author I have not read in a
while and whom I now love again: Oscar Wilde. I have a feeling I am
going to read a lot of things I haven't thought of in a while, due
to the fact that books on this thing are all kinds of cheap.
Favorite movies: Gladiator is one of my top movies. I'd list more
specifically, but a friend of mine has described my taste in movies
as "He likes everything and will probably watch any movie you can
put on." I've tried to pretend that this is not the case. Turns
out, this is pretty much the case.
Really I will probably listen to anything except country, because
country has always just rubbed me the wrong way. Lately I've gotten
into metal, and now anything related to metal, industrial, ambient
or electronic is probably what is shooting out of my
[There used to be a long list of things here. I decided in the
interest of brevity that this list will no longer exist. Instead,
try not to think of elephants.]
The X-Files, Seinfeld, Lost, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, 30
Rock, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Community, Futurama, Lie
to Me, Brimstone, Arrested Development, and Terminator: The Sarah
Connor Chronicles. Also most of the things on the Food and Travel