Help your potential matches find common interests.
I don’t like to define myself by the media I consume. IE: The whole
“I’m really into Van Halen; that’s just who I am. That’s me.” But I
think it serves a different purpose in this case:
Mostly books for their knowledge about relevant stuff like weather,
aerodynamics, economics, history etc.
For philosophy, and entertainment:
Vonnegut, Twain, Saint-Exupery, Persig, Hitchens, Hunter Thompson,
Movies: Brazil, Koyaanisqatsi, Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (The
family just got bigger.)
Shows: This American Life, Radiolab
Music: KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic, Pandora or an alternative,
Shins, Camera Obscura, Built to Spill, Yacht, Junior Boys,
Food: Trendy Asian fusion food of all sorts including Pho.
Americanized Mexican is pretty good in all types of weather.
Anything with Sriracha on it.