Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'll add a little bit at a time:
Music: Sun Kil Moon/Red House Painters/Kozelek, Fever Ray/The
Knife, Low, Blonde Redhead, Portishead, Bach, Faure, Mahler, Dylan,
Cohen, Beach House, Stereolab, Ladytron, Austra, Lionel Ritchie,
Gillian Welch, Julee Cruise, Roxy Music, David Bowie, Animotion,
Cocteau Twins, My Bloody Valentine, Club 8, Glass Candy, Frankie
Rose, Lianne La Havas, Joan as Police Woman, quiet things, loud-ish
things, things that meander, things that move.
Movies: Last Temptation of Christ, Dr. Strangelove, The
Godfather(s), American Splender, Glengarry Glen Ross, Do the Right
Thing, Wes Anderson, black comedies, Nordic nightmares, movies with
outer space in them, Flashdance, Donnie Darko, films shot in New
Zealand, Pina (3D!),Wings of Desire, and 2 out of 3 eighties
Books: A bunch of non-fiction + Cormack McCarthy, Annie Dillard,
Steinbeck, Edward Abbey, Vonnegut, Sedaris, Hemingway, the sad and
thoughtful Russians, Tom Wolfe + some more.
TV: The Wire, Downton Abbey, Son's of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, BSG,
The West Wing, the PBS Newshour, reality shows about remote things,
Firefly, Game of Thrones, CBS Sunday Morning + some more