My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. To paraphrase the existentialists - life is what you make it. Which amounts to a practical kind of karma, I suppose.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Self-recrimination and low self-esteem - they're unparalleled for giving a person drive.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Hmmm. "Beat It"; "Here, There and Everywhere" by the Beatles; "U-Mass" by the Pixies; "Heartbeat" by Annie and "Etched Headplate" by Burial
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A fire, a good chair and a new Stephen King book. Or the moment the soundchecks finish and the band take to the stage. Or sunset on the mountains, with weary feet, and the lights of a pub ahead. Or the sound of a breakbeat. Or a very sweet tea, anywhere in the middle east, at any time of day.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Not being good.