Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Anything and everything by Tom Robbins. Also, 1984,
Slaughterhouse Five, The God Delusion, Cat's Cradle, Ishmael, The
Beauty Myth, Yes Means Yes, wonderfully fantastic cultural
studies/socially conscious non-fiction books.
Movies: I tend toward indie/art house films. Some on the top of the
list: Eternal Sunshine, Lars and the Real Girl, Good Will Hunting,
Truman Show, Garden State, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Grease!,
Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Breakfast Club, Fight Club, Dirty
Dancing, and Clueless (which, incidentally, is one of my grandma's
Music: Music is always the hardest to narrow. I will listen to
pretty much anything that doesn't feel oppressive sonically (not
super into being screamed at or noise bands) and that doesn't have
lyrics that are troubling (i.e. degrading to women, homophobic).
Some favorites include: Ani DiFranco, Bon Iver, Damien Rice, Dead
Prez, Ella Fitzgerald, Elliott Smith, The Finches, Fiona Apple,
Hozier, The Hush Sound, India.Arie, Ingrid Michaelson, Iron &
Wine, Jason Mraz, Jeff Buckley, Jenny Lewis, Joni Mitchell, Jose
Gonzalez, Kings of Convenience, Lauryn Hill, Loney Dear, Metric,
Modest Mouse, The New Pornographers, Nina Simone, The Postal
Service, Radiohead, Regina Spektor, Rilo Kiley, Simon &
Garfunkel, St. Vincent, Tegan & Sara, Tom Brosseau, Wilco...I'm
pretty open to anything, so please share.
Food: I'm a vegetarian but I'm not one of those ones that hates on
people who eat meat. In fact, I just started making a raw meat food
for my cats so I'm not even very grossed out by it. That said, it
would be awesome if you're at least vegetarian friendly because I
cook some pretty rockin' food. And if you are a vegetarian, you
just got instantly sexier. Favorite food of all time: bean and