Help your potential matches find common interests.
hmm... work in progress, here's what comes to mind:
Murakami, Arundhati Roy, Alain de Botton, Etgar Keret, Yann Martel,
Zadie Smith, Mark Twain, Mikhail Bulgakov, Virginia Woolf, James
Joyce, Garcia-Marquez, Calvino, Saramago, DeLillo, Roth, Junot
(genre: flash fiction)
E.E. Cummings, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Hafiz, Neruda,
(Calvin & Hobbes- always and forever)
* I love BOOKS. as objects. I have a whole shelf of books that are
there just to be beautiful- old, or retro first-aid or boy-scout
manuals is a growing collection. I am sort of against Kindle, for
Coen brothers stuff, wes anderson (when it's done right), Amelie,
wristcutters, Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, Snatch, Beginners,
Princess Bride, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, the Fifth
Element, A Life Less Ordinary, Pan's Labrynth, Dr.
Mad Men, 30 Rock, the Daily Show, Louie, portlandia, also classics
like seinfeld, the simpsons, arrested development
Also podcasts: really obsessed with Radiolab, WTF with Marc Maron,
then the NPR stuff like This American Life, Fresh Air, TED radio
(heres a smattering~)
old-school/new conscious hip hop, JDilla, TRex, David Bowie, Led
Zeppelin, Old Blues (Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf), Sam Cooke, Chuck
Berry, Elvis, , Nina Simone, Otis Redding, old punk (Operation Ivy,
the Clash), Iggy Pop, Radiohead, the Cure, the Smiths, newer people
i've gotten into Passion Pit, Yeasayer, TV on the Radio, Animal
Collective, gogol bordello, devotchka, neko case, rubblebucket,
I try a Banh Mi in every new city I end up in, it's my destination
sandwich. SF was the best so far.
Vietnamese fresh rolls FTW!
I've been putting honey mustard on anything that seems remotely
plausible. I'm a little bit in love with avocado too. &
all summer i pretty much subsisted on mangoes, now that it's fall i
will probably subsist on apples. (...& whiskey + cider)
****the food world has taught me a lot about booze
**In love with nicely balanced IPAs, ( other favs- jacks abby 2xIPL
& night shift's viva habanera- is just spicy and delicious)
also learning more bout rye, bourbon- the perfect old fashioned or
sazerac makes me happy, and weirdly, mezcal- if it's in the right
cocktail is delicious.
*i've had bouts of vegetarianism, and feel healthier on that end of
the spectrum, but tend to keep it fresh, light and protein-based
when i can. that said, i do love bacon.