What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Working on things that I create conceptually and being paid for it.
What is your most marked characteristic?
I’m always rushing.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? What is your greatest fear?
I haven’t achieved it yet. Being too old to achieve it.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
The movie version of Salieri.
Which living person do you most admire?
Who are your heroes in real life?
My family because they’ve tolerated a teenage me, which is by far the worst me.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
I stress too much.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Being a meme and not wanting to stand out.
What is your favorite journey?
Leaving NYC and going home every summer.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse? .
What is your greatest regret?
Not learning how to build my own computer.
What is your current state of mind?
In desperate need of a defrag.
What is your most treasured possession?
My Atari ST.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Corporate work. I’ve done it twice and both times I’ve had panic attacks.
Where would you like to live?
Hawaii and hang with Alice Cooper at his burger joint.
What is your favorite occupation?
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
What are your favorite names?
Almost all names from the movie Labyrinth. Ludo, Didymus, Hoggle. They’re all just badass names.
What is your motto?
One thing at a time.