I'm a creative-type who's been making a living in the digital realm. This past year, I wrote/directed a dick-pick sketch that got over ten million views...and my parents couldn't be prouder. When I have any amount of creative control, I do stuff like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxKQ6ZK3feg
And I don't appreciate OkCupid making me go there. I thought we were all having fun. And then it got real on question two. I think we all felt that, didn't we.
IF YOUR FRONT DOOR COULD MAGICALLY LEAD ANYWHERE IN LOS ANGELES, WHERE WOULD IT BE?
The Last Bookstore. That would not get old. And yes, it would be through the labyrinth.
IF THERE WAS ONE FOOD YOU COULD PREPARE BRILLIANTLY, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Sushi. Sushi preparation seems like a craft that never ends.
IF IT CAME AT THE EXPENSE OF BEING HOPELESSLY INEPT AT PREPARING A DIFFERENT FOOD, WHAT WOULD THAT FOOD BE?
Sandwiches. Because people wouldn't get it. They'd be like "How can he do such amazing things with sushi but he can't put ham and cheese between two slices of bread?" And it would be endearing. And then it would get annoying.
FIRST TIME YOU SAW BOOBIES IN A MOVIE ON THE BIG SCREEN?
I remember specifically seeing boobies in a movie on the big screen in Demolition Man. I turned to my buddy and our jaws were on the floor, because yes, we had just seen boobies.
THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF PEOPLE... FINISH THE SENTENCE.
People who have seen The Wire and people who are sick and tired of you telling them to watch The Wire. I will watch The Wire. It's seems like a commitment.
See? Now you have no idea what I'm really good at. We officially have some stuff to talk about when we get a drink.
I'm a film guy so I try to stay interested in what's happening now. These are the people who are doing things right now that I am interested in:
David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), John Requa & Glenn Ficarra (I Love You Philip Morris), Maren Ade (Everyone Else), Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Lake Bell (In a World...), Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha), Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg (This Is The End), Richard Linklater (Before Midnight...but pretty much everything), Asghar Farhadi (Nader & Simin, A Separation), Leos Carax (Holy Motors), Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods), Joss Whedon (The Avengers), Gayby (Jonathan Lisecki), Rian Johnson (Looper), Lynn Shelton (Your Sister's Sister), Julia Loktev (The Loneliest Planet), Mike Mills (Beginners), Abbas Kiarostami (Certified Copy), Kenneth Lonergan (Margaret), Bennett Miller (Moneyball), Tom McCarthy (Win Win), Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene), and Brad Bird (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol).
-- Wiki-tunnels & YouTube spirals.
-- Audiobooks & Podcasts.
-- Perfect comments and comebacks hours too late.
And then I crush it.