Help your potential matches find common interests.
These lists are kind of dumb (for an absurd number of reasons), but
I still feel compelled to make at least truncated versions of them
because I like making lists.
Books: Joyce, Atwood, Chandler, Pynchon, Ellroy, Mitchell,
Recently: my friend Tom's debut novel Dry Bones in the Valley --
it's fantastic! Devil in the White City, The Robber Bride. On deck:
Pale Fire, maybe City of Thieves
Movies: Bit of an old and foreign film buff -- Dr. Strangelove,
Sunset Blvd., High and Low, Rear Window, Masculin Feminin, most
Coens, Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Wilder, Renoir
TV: Breaking Bad, The Wire, Peep Show, Prime Suspect, IASIP,
Venture Bros., Fawlty Towers, Mr. Show, Louie, Simpsons
Music: A smattering -- Talking Heads, Sonic Youth, Deerhunter,
Pavement, The Kinks, GBV, Jackie Mittoo, reggae (dub - King Tubby
and A Pablo), Big Boi/Outkast, Broken Social Scene, Class Actress,
Woods, Janelle Monae, Wagner, Puccini (I listen to opera sometimes
while I make buildings. I suspect it's quite similar to being a
deity of some sort.) and many, many others. Recently listening to
lots of Speedy Ortiz and Blood Orange.
Food: Mexican, Italian and French are my faves, but I'm not a picky
eater. Would perform unspeakable acts for warmed/toasted goat