YOU: Good signs of best friend material include: big ambitions, a sick/weird sense of humor, excessive imagination, well readness, thoughtfulness, and compassion. Active LDS is a must.
Books: Sciencey books in psychology, econ, ethics, etcetera, sci fi/fantasy, anything by Brandon Sanderson, books on programming, Tolstoy and Dostoyoevksy when I'm feeling posh.
Movies/TV: Lord of the Rings, Iron Man, X-men, the Incredibles, Community.
Food: Indian, Vietnamese (Pho), pretty much anything, especially foreign