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from Soup Questions - Questions from Inside the Actor's Studio

I've been meaning to comment on this post from Jason's Soup Questions for a while. He asks us to answer the questions that James Lipton asks each actor on Inside the Actor's Studio. So here's my responses:

What is your favorite word? Love.

What is your least favorite word? Any words that demean others.

What is your favorite sound? Really good a capella choir music.

What is your least favorite sound? Fingernails on chalk-boards.

What is your favorite curse word? I plead the fifth. When I'm driving and I'm by myself, I can get a little road-rage going. It's not pretty.

What turns you on? Social-justice activism.

What turns you off? Meanness.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Something in theatre. Make-up design maybe.

What profession would you not like to participate in? Anything medical. I have a great fear of being responsible for the physical well-being of others.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you reach the Pearly Gates? Welcome home, we've been waiting for you.


What about you?

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Anonymous said…
Okay Beth,

Since you asked what about you, I'll try.

What is your favorite word? Y'all. As in, "Y'all come over and get some of this here Bar-B-Que. And put Red Sauce on it." The greatest Southern word ever...

What is your least favorite word? irregardless. It isn't a word at all. You'd be surprised how many people I work with use it all the time. It is grating to my ears.

What is your favorite sound? I have always loved the hymn, "Faith of our Fathers" played on an organ in High Church style. It reminds me of the saints of the Church and by coincidence it was the hymn that was playing as I was baptized.

What is your least favorite sound? I work in an industrial shop. The sound of a carbon-arc rod burning through about a 1" steel plate is horribly grating to me and the fumes and smell are horrendous as well.

What is your favorite curse word? Damn. Well, I told you I work in a heavy industry occupation.

What turns you on? my wife.

What turns you off? Bureaucrats and bureaucracy, in general. It does nothing but add to the entropy of the universe and only wastes time, talent, and resources while it helps no one.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Since I am an Engineer, I'd really like to be a pastor. No Kidding, Really.

What profession would you not like to participate in? like yourself, anything in the medical field.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you reach the Pearly Gates? What do you mean, IF? I reckon I'm old school, King James. I'd like to hear "well done good and faithful servant".
John said…
What's your favorite word? squiggly.

What's your least favorite word?...

What is your favorite sound? waterfalls

What is your least favorite sound? Barbara Streisand

What is your favorite curse word?...

What turns you on? pickled pigs' feet

What turns you off? anything with vowels

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? own a gaming store

What profession would you not like to participate in? undertaker

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you reach the Pearly Gates? "Now let me explain everything...."

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