Music is very important to me. If I don't keep myself in check, I can easily discuss it to the point where most people have lost their initial interest, and are looking for a graceful but swift way out of the conversation.
Also, recovering workaholic. Needed to be said.
(Ich spreche auch Deutsch, aber Englisch geht viel besser.)
Oh, and I recently started taking singing lessons, just because I always wanted to.
Other than that, you tell me!
I don't restrict myself by genre, there is just so much great music out there! Generally speaking I have a soft spot for hard and/or dark genres of music: drum & bass, dark ambient, IDM, techno, trip-hop (remember that?), metal, etc.
More popular favorites include: Chelsea Wolfe, Moderat, Fever Ray, Massive Attack, Lana Del Rey, Nine Inch Nails, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Björk, Radiohead, etc. You get the idea.
Mostly non-fiction, plus typical nerdy books like The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and The Lord Of The Rings, cyberpunk novels like Snow Crash and Neuromancer. Also a few obscure Hungarian fantasy novels, but that's unlikely to win me any points here.
21 Grams, Aliens, Pulp Fiction, Mulholland Drive, Trainspotting, Fight Club, ...
I'm on a hiatus nowadays, so most of these are ancient. Broad City, Six Feet Under, Dexter, Californication, Weeds, Skins.
Current favorites are Kyle Kinane, Marc Maron, Louis C.K., George Carlin, Whitney Cummings, Sarah Silverman, Tim Minchin, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt, etc.
I like spicy food, so bring on the hot sauce! Big fan of American, Mexican, Thai, Indian, Chinese, Middle Eastern, etc. I can easily get by without eating meat for days, but can also appreciate a good burger. In other words, I don't mind if you don't eat meat as long as you don't mind that I do.
learning & teaching
Current and future projects.
Where to travel next.
Your typical self-reflective, soul-searching type of things.
Potentially doing some version of this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQtoM-QRUaM
Also, I tend to have a thing for intelligent women with a great sense of humour.