The First Rule of Interview Club


Interview Game: The Rules

1. Leave a comment, saying you want to be interviewed.
2. I will respond; I'll ask you five questions.
3. You'll update your website with my five questions, and your five answers.
4. You'll include this explanation.
5. You'll ask other people five questions when they want to be interviewed.

My questions are from Michelle.

1. what do you leave unsaid?

Most things -- I think that context and subtext remove the need for explicating things. My FAQ, for example, it's been accused of being deliberately shallow and facile, which is true to a certain extent, but I think that if you really read what I've written, there's a lot of stuff there. Same goes for this blog.
2. best thing (or line) you've ever said?
Gosh, of all the clever and witty things I've said over the years, I have to pick only one? Well, the most common thing I see to say is "Ummm", closely followed by "Errrr" and "Uhh". But best? I don't really go around collecting my own bon mots. Perhaps I need to hire my own Boswell.
3. who do you call to bail you out of jail? (and why?)
My sister, 'cause she can kick ass when ass needs kickin'.
4. biggest influence in your life?
My father.
5. ideal afternoon is spent doing what?
I don't believe in the platonic ideal of the perfect afternoon (for one thing, there's far too many interesting things to do that wouldn't fit in an afternoon), but one possibility would be to start with lunch in a cafe, a stroll through the quartier latin and then over to the Pompidou Center followed by a walk back to the hotel. Or perhaps a bike ride through Central Park followed by a good movie. Or a late brunch combined with a lazy nap. Or 10th row behind home plate at Fenway Park, watching the Red Sox play the Yankees. Or lunch at the Peak Cafe, and then a walk down Victoria Peak to...



Ooo! Ooo! Me next!

oh, my dear fellow, please won't you interview me?

Just saw this. I'd like to be interviewed and pass it on.


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