A. "Don't take life so serious, son. It ain't nohow permanent." Walt Kelly
A. The scorpion in Aesop's fable, who gets the frog to carry him across a river and then stings the frog anyway "because it's my nature." That explains villains pretty well, I think.
A. I have always wanted to be a back-up singer for a Motown group like the 1960s-era Supremes. Obviously, this involves not just acquiring a new talent, but time travel as well.
A. I asked my youngest daughter this question, and her reply was, "Your surly demeanor." Book reviewers, take note.
A. See question 11.