A. Copywriter, humor book writer, novelist, owner/manager of high tea catering company.
A. Writing CUSIP numbers for municipal bonds when I was taking time off from college. It gave the word "monotonous" a spectacular new meaning.
A. New Lincoln High School, in Harlem, NYC, a year out in the midwest, at Lake Forest College, then NYU.
A. Robert Zimmerman.
A. "Sexy Beast."
A. Predictable but true: "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
A. Apthorpian recluse, curator of the ironic and absurd.
A. "You just take something, and then you do something to it, and then you do something else to it. Keep doing this and pretty soon you've got something." —Jasper Johns