I stole the following questionnaire from a BC interview. The answers are mine though.
When were you happiest?
when I happen upon a revelation
What is your greatest fear?
to repeat failure
What is your earliest memory?
dropping an uneaten popsicle outside from childhood home
Which living person do you most admire, and why?
my Dad, for putting up with me
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Indecision. Mildness in my “external” life
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What was your most embarrassing moment?
rather than one dramatic incident, my life has been peppered with smaller, inconsequential moments
What makes you unhappy?
some people’s inability to accept
What do you most dislike about your appearance?
my posture. I need to review those dance lessons
What is your guiltiest pleasure?
What is your most unappealing habit?
Hoarding (I must confess I stole this from BC; but only because it’s true!) and insecurity.
What would be your fancy dress costume of choice?
Something with a mask, i think
What is the worst thing anyone’s ever said to you?
things that used to hurt but don’t anymore
What was the best kiss of your life?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What has been your biggest disappointment?
Not adhering to my own standards
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
Listen to my gut, even when I was a kid
What is the closest you’ve come to death?
in my own head
What single thing would improve the quality of your life?
being on task
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
What keeps you awake at night?
What song would you like played at your funeral?
at the moment, anything by James Vincent McMorrow
How would you like to be remembered?
knowing people were loved by me
Tell us a secret
i wish my body would catch up with my mind.
I channel my childhood self when I…
The fictional character I most relate to is…
If I had to be outdoors all day I would…
My favorite quality in a man is…
My favorite quality in a woman is…
I’m terrified of…
My dream car is a…
My cocktail of choice is…
My celebrity crush is… duh!
My beauty product of choice is…most days I only manage two things: oil-free moisturizer, and lip balm.
My friends and I like to…eat brunch, preferably with cocktails.
If I could go back in time for one decade it would be…this is tricky! I’d have some fashion answers but really it would have to be a time when women had a lot of autonomy and optimism about what they could do and be. Maybe the 1920s? I’d love to hang out with writers and artists like Anita Loos and Elsa Schiaparelli.
As a teenager I was totally into…movies. I worked at a theater and would watch anything at any hour on TCM and IFC, this is what made me move to Los Angeles in the first place.
I tend to splurge on…my closet! Though I am really coveting a handmade chair at Heath Ceramics right now.