Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Man's Search for Meaning, stuff by Brendan Behan, John
Steinbeck novels (East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, The Winter of
Our Discontent, Of Mice and Men), Baldwin, the Bhagavad Gita, The
Book of Laughing and Forgetting, stuff having to do with mental
health (An Unquiet Mind, A First Rate Madness), sometimes comic
Movies: Blues Brothers, Stripes, Apocalypse Now, The Seventh Seal
(which I originally watched in order to be pretentious but
genuinely enjoyed), horror movies (both good and bad).
Shows: House of Cards, Wilfred, The West Wing, The Simpsons, The
Marriage Ref, Better Off Ted, The Wire, Cheers, Mad Men, The
Walking Dead, Colombo.
Music: Tom Waits, The Black Keys, K'naan, Howlin Wolf, The
National, Warren Zevon, Leonard Cohen, The Roots, Gil Scott-Heron,
Parliament Funkadelic, Ismael Lo, Handsome Boy Modeling School,