My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to use good words, like 'slubberdegullion' whenever possible.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Evil Ann Coulter and her employers, from His Dark Materials trilogy, by Phillip Pullman
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Happiness is a slippery fish. To describe it is to jinx it, to have it jump right out of the boat and go back where it came from.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Mealy worms in the flour. Again.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. If I could only make just the right speech, world peace would result. Grandiose enough?