Help your potential matches find common interests.
Before I list a bunch of stuff here, I want to point out that these
aren't very important except as potential conversation-starters.
I'm not going to hate you for liking wrestling, though I reserve
the right to make fun of you for it.
Books: The Dune series (canon and expanded), Lord of the Rings,
1984, Blink, Traffic, and a long list of more non-fiction. I need
to find more time to read.
Magazines: Entrepreneur, Inc, Maximum PC, Reason, Scientific
American, Skeptic, MIT Technology Review, Wired. I am a confirmed
Movies: The Matrix, Star Wars, Back to the Future, The Fifth
Element, V for Vendetta (geek staples), the Rocky series,
Irreversible, and anything with Mystery Science Theater 3000 or
Rifftrax over top of it. I've never been a movie buff, but aside
from musicals and horror movies, it shouldn't take much convincing
to get me to sit through one.
TV: Arrested Development, Breaking Bad, The Colbert Report, Curb
Your Enthusiasm, The Daily Show, Deadliest Catch, Dexter, Frasier,
Hell's Kitchen, House M.D., It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,
Kitchen Nightmares, Louie, NewsRadio, The Office, Penn &
Teller: Bullshit!, and anything on Discovery, The Science Channel,
NatGeo, etc. (and the list goes on...)
Music: Anything by Buckethead, Les Claypool, Mike Patton, or
Yoshida Tatsuya; Guns N' Roses; Ke$ha; Kimbra; Metallica; Rush;
System of a Down\Serj Tankian; Vanessa Carlton; Velvet Revolver;
and "Weird Al" Yankovic to list a small sample of my 40GB of
Food: I enjoy anything I don't have to cook. I'm such an awful chef
that I consider making pasta an accomplishment. Also, fuck yeah
Video games: The list could go on for miles. Basically, I like
retro and indie games the most, especially any game that involves
planning and strategic thinking. The big three for me are the Metal
Gear Solid franchise, Braid, and Portal.