Help your potential matches find common interests.
Authors/books: I've been on a Pynchon binge of late. Salinger.
Junot Diaz. Orwell. Huxley. In a past life I went through a bit of
a sci-fi phase, so Orson Scott Card. Palahniuk. I tried James Joyce
but my brain wasn't working - maybe another time.
Movies: I like documentaries, and movies in general, but it's hard
for me to qualify what I like. My attitude about movies is kind of
like what Justice Potter Stewart said about pornography in 1964 -
"I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material
I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description; and
perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know
it when I see it, and the motion picture involved in this case is
Shows: Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Wire, The Sopranos, 30
Rock, King of the Hill, The Simpsons, The Increasingly Poor
Decisions of Todd Margaret, Parks and Recreation, Mad Men. You
know, the usual.
Music: Lots and lots and lots. Try me, there's usually something we
can agree on. For example, I like: Action Bronson, Andrew Jackson
Jihad, Andrew W.K., Animal Collective, the Antlers, Apostle of
Hustle, Arcade Fire, Architecture in Helsinki, The Beach Boys,
Beach House, Belle and Sebastian, Best Coast, Boards of Canada, Bob
Dylan, Bon Iver, Born Ruffians, Broken Social Scene, Brother Ali,
Buena Vista Social Club, Bukka White,
Chance the Rapper, Charles Mingus, Clap Your Hands Say Yea, Crystal
Castles, The Cure, Daft Punk, Dan Deacon, Daniel Johnston, Danny
Brown, Dave Brubeck, Death Grips, Department of Eagles, DeVotchKa,
Dinosaur Jr., Disclosure, Django Reinhardt, The Dodos, Earl
Sweatshirt, Elvis, Erik Satie, The Extraordinares, Fang Island,
Frank Ocean, Franz Ferdinand, Girls, Godspeed You! Black Emperor,
Gogol Bordello, Grimes, Grizzly Bear, John Coltrane, Johnny Cash,
Joy Division, Jurassic 5, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, LCD
Soundsystem Los Campesinos!, MIA, M83, Mac Demarco, Man Man, Meat
Loaf, Menomena, Miles Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, Modest Mouse,
Neutral Milk Hotel, No Doubt, Of Montreal, Paco De Lucia, Pavement,
Pixies, The Police, The Postal Service, The Presidents of the
United States of America, Queens of the Stone Age, Radiohead,
Ratatat, Real Estate, Robyn, Roof Doctor, Seu Jorge, The Shins,
Skip James, Sleigh Bells, Smashing Pumpkins, St. Vincent, Sum 41,
Surfer Blood, The Tallest Man on Earth, Tame Impala, Thom Yorke,
Titus Andronicus, Tom Waits, Tool, Toro y Moi, TV On The Radio,
Twin Shadow, Tyler, The Creator, Vampire Weekend, The Walkmen,
Wavves, Ween, Weezer, WHY?, The XX. To name a few.
Food: EVERYTHING. I've eaten cheese-dusted crickets before. So,
there's that. I really mean everything.