Women rock stars: Girls Like Us
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to write with humanity, understanding but never judging
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not buying a certain loft on Broadway in 1978
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. poignant, suffused, iconic, vulnerable -- and lots of m-dashes -- -- -- --
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Laura Nyro: "Timer," Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now" (as sung by Judy Collins), Carly Simon, "Like a River," Carole King, "Up on the Roof," Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, "It's All Right"
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. that's easy! a spicy tuna handroll with avocado and lots of spicy sauce