Help your potential matches find common interests.
I've started reading a bit more recently after a post-uni slump.
Jonathan Franzen pushes my buttons. Simon Reynolds for obsessively
documenting British dance music history. I'm pretty bored of
politics textbooks by now but still dip my toes in occasionally.
WIRE Magazine for post-constructivist readings of hip-hop.
Adbusters for fighting the good fight. The Guardian for everything
David Lynch & Andrei Tarkovsky are my favourite directors. If
you're into these guys we'll probably be friends. If not then we
can still be friends but I will like you considerably less. Only
Twin Peaks is probably the only TV show I'll ever need and I base
my moral compass around Special Agent Dale Cooper. Sometimes.
Breaking Bad also floats my boat but I'll try to avoid any of WW's
Various strands of slightly off-kilter dance music...
Ricardo Villalobos, Aphex Twin, Zomby, Burial, Pearson Sound.
80s Chicago House and Detroit Techno. 90s New York Garage.
Labels - Trax, Underground Resistance, Honest Jons, Hessle Audio,
Music for the head as well as the feet.
Radio 4 (World Service is way underrated) for late nights. Rinse FM
for party times. NTS Radio for sunny mornings.