Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Any of the gothic classics (Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights),
Hermann Hesse, Chekov, Nicole Krauss (Great House, The History of
Love), The Secret Garden, Kazuo Ishiguro... It goes on and on.
During the summertime I have a soft spot for those 700 page fantasy
novels. I just read 'The Name of the Wind' which was awesome.
Movies: Amelie, 500 Days of Summer, Forgetting Sarah Marshall,
Benny & Joon, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Midnight in
Music: Oh dear. Here we go... Angus & Julia Stone, Of Monsters
& Men, Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes,
Old Crow Medecine Show, Passion Pit, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan,
Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton, The Temptations, Fleet Foxes, Band of
Horses, The Weepies, Bon Iver, Alexi Murdoch, Fever Ray, The
Strokes, Florence and the Machine, Grizzly Bear, A fine Frenzy,
Broken Bells, The Tallest Man on Earth, Margot & the Nuclear
So-and-so's, The Paper Kites, Blind Pilot, Sigor Ros, Yeah Yeah
Yeahs, Ratatat, Little Joy, Feist.