Archive: Inside the Actor’s Studio

Archive: Originally posted 10/10/2010 on Facebook.

Waiting for CDs to burn (because despite the ubiquity of iPods and other personal media players, no rental car company or manufacturer has thought to include AUX jacks in the car stereos…) because radio makes me homicidal, so…


Inside the Actor’s Studio.


RULES: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to answer the ten (10) questions. At the end, choose people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you.


To do this, go to “notes” under tabs on your profile page, paste these instructions in the body of the note, type your answers to the ten (10) questions, tag twenty-five (25) people (in the right hand corner) then click “publish.”


These ten (10) questions originally came from a French series, “Bouillon de Culture” hosted by Bernard Pivot. They’re better known as the questions that James Lipton asks every guest at the end of “Inside the Actor’s Studio.”


1. What is your favorite word?


2. What is your least favorite word?

That, and, had, [to be] = [gerund]… or at least those are my personal bugaboos.

3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Words. Words. Words.

4. What turns you off?

Viciousness, unkindness, callousness, bigotry…

5. What is your favorite curse word?

All of them.

6. What sound or noise do you love?

Bond’s Hymn (linked here: ) VNV Nation’s Legion Anachron ( ) my partner’s voice, my cats’ purrs, quiet (yes, it has a sound)

7. What sound or noise do you hate (dislike)?

Traffic. Anything too loud. Muzak


8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Neurology or neurosurgery

9. What profession would you not like to do?

Anything dealing with the general public… done my time in hell, thanks.

10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

Library’s to the left. All the answers are there. Oh, and no worries, we don’t expect worship.

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