Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti is my favorite book (if I
had a gun to my head and had to pick); West With the Night by Beryl
Markham; The House of Mirth; most any P.G. Wodehouse; The Heart is
a Lonely Hunter; all by Alexander Cockburn; nearly any Iris
Murdoch; historian Ilan Pappe; Janet Malcolm; Erich Maria Remarque,
although I've never read his most famous one, All Quiet on the
Western Front. I've tried but it's so devastating I can't continue;
Movies: mostly I love old movie stars. I love pre-code
But here are some favorite movies: Fritz Lang's "M"; Nights of
Cabiria; Harold and Maude; Casablanca; The Gay Divorcee; Gaslight;
All About Eve; Bringing Up Baby; Blue Sky; the Iranian film, A
Separation; 5 Broken Cameras; the Palestinian feature film, Omar;
The Time That Remains.
Music: early music, Baroque, classical; Marcel Khalife; Leonard
Cohen; Radiohead, Bon Iver; Richard Thompson; The Cure; Mazzy Star,
Patsy Cline, Frank Sinatra, Waylon Jennings, Mike Patton, Neil
Young, DJ Shadow; so many more. I love being turned on to new
music, and I adore going to live music.
Food: I love yummy, spicy, healthy food of all kinds; I don't like
uninteresting or junky food.