Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Rerun: Variety asked John Waters * these questions and then I asked myself these questions ** and now I'm asking you (orig. 02/06/08)

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* Read John Waters' answers
** Find my answers down below


Last book I bought:

Book I'm reading:

Total number of books I own:

Five books that mean a lot to me:

Last Film I saw:

Last DVD I bought:

Total number of films I own:

Five films that mean a lot to me:

Stereo or iPod:

Last CD or song I bought:

Song currently playing:

Five songs that mean a lot to me:

Favorite bottle of wine:

Favorite charity:

Favorite vacation:

Favorite vice:

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:



**  (1) Harmony Korine & Christopher Wool Pass the Bitch Chicken
(2) James McCourt
Now Voyagers
(3) A wild guess since they're halfway across the world: +/-800
(4) Ron Koertge
The Father Poems; Alice Notley How Spring Comes; Joe Brainard New Work; James Tate Absences; Kenward Elmslie Girl Machine
(5) Eric Rohmer 
Perceval le Gallois
(6) Terence Malick
The New World
(7) Not counting porn, around 30
(8) Hollis Frampton
Magellan Cycle; John Waters Serial Mom; Maya Deren Ritual in Transfigured Time; Bas Jan Ader I'm too Sad to Tell You; Jean-Luc Godard Pierrot le Fou
(9) In Paris, iPod; in LA, stereo
(10) Atlas Sound
Let The Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel
(11) Burial 'Shell of Light'
(12) David Ackles 'Montana Song'; Tim Buckley 'Pleasant Street'; Spirit 'Aren't You Glad'; Randy Newman 'The World Isn't Fair'; Gram Parsons '1000 Dollar Wedding'
(13) French and white, probably a Chardonay
(14) Restos du Coeur
(15) roadtrip (Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)
(16) Russian gay porn
(17) Terrence Malick; Jean-Baptiste Maunier; Robert Pollard; Shelley Duvall; Pierre Guyotat





Somewhat gratuitous photo of the French actor Jean-Baptiste Maunier because I thought the post could use an illustration, and because I figured most of you wouldn't know who he is, and so you'd know why I care what he thinks, and ... well ... err, ahem.
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p.s. Hey. Are you guys game to play this q&a game that Variety played with John Waters? I hope so. I'll be looking in to see if you were game or not sometime today, I think. No pressure, though.

18 comments:

David de Croy said...

Hi...thank you for the blog; interesting reading. Thought I should point out that your "gratuitous" photograph of Jean-Baptiste Maunier, lovely as it is, is in fact a picture of Alex Pettyfer. Equally lovely.
thanks,

David
sd969509@gmail.com

Thomas Moronic said...

Oh cool - I remember this day! Ok here goes ...


Last book I bought:
Is It My Body? Selected Texts by Kim Gordon

Book I'm reading:
As above. Also reading La Boutique Obscure by Georges Perec.

Total number of books I own:
Honestly, I have no idea. Seems like a lot.

Five books that mean a lot to me:
I should probably say that this would be different depending on the day that you asked me. I get weirdly stressed out trying to make lists like this … So, off the top of my head …
Lust by Jelinek Elfriede
Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis
Malady of Death by Marguerite Duras
Index by Peter Sotos.
All of DC’s stuff.

Last Film I saw:
My boyfriend and I went to see the new Robocop remake last night.

Last DVD I bought:
I think the last one I got for myself was Morrissey 25 Live.

Total number of films I own:
Again, not sure. Less than books.

Five films that mean a lot to me:
See my spiel about books and apply it here. Off the top of my head…
Love Liza
Inland Empire
Heathers
Enter the Void
Trash Humpers

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo inside, iPod outside.

Last CD or song I bought:
Angel Guts: Red Classroom by Xiu Xiu.

Song currently playing:
I just turned on my iPod to have a look at the last song that I listened to yesterday and it was El Naco by Xiu Xiu, from the album mentioned above.

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
See my spiel about books and apply it here. Off the top of my head…
Speedway by Morrissey.
No Friend OH! by Xiu Xiu.
Rebel Girl by Bikini Kill.
Happy Days by Jim O’Rourke.
Dear God I Hate Myself by Xiu Xiu.

Favorite bottle of wine:
I like non-alcoholic white wine.

Favorite charity:
Anything to do with kids, usually.

Favorite vacation:
Paris.

Favorite vice:
Smoking. Sex.

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Morrissey, Kim Gordon, Kiddiepunk, Jamie Stewart, Kathleen Hanna.


I just went up and looked at my answers from five years ago - interesting to see the things that have changed and things that have remained the same. Kinda weird.

Hope you're having a great time, Dennis.
Love
Thomas xx

Bill said...

Hey Dennis, hope things are wonderful (ahem) in Patagonia.

Very intriguing list, Thomas!

Some answers:

Last book I bought: Best of Milligan/McCarthy

Book I'm reading: Felisberto Hernandez's Piano Stories

Total number of books I own: umm, 1000+?

Five books that mean a lot to me:

Brian Evenson, Altmann's Tongue
Dennis Cooper, Frisk
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
Samuel Delany, Motion of Light in Water
William Burroughs, Wild Boys

Last Film I saw: a mediocre Korean horror movie, but the most excellent one before that was Kim Ki-duk's Time

Last DVD I bought: umm

Total number of films I own: 50?

Five films that mean a lot to me:

Chinatown
Street of Crocodiles
Harold and Maude
Salivation Army
John Carpenter's The Thing

Stereo or iPod: stereo at home, iPod when traveling

Last CD or song I bought:
John Butcher, Common Objects

Song currently playing:
Ernst Karel, Heard Laboratories (field recordings)

Five songs that mean a lot to me:

Tuxedomoon, Desire
Magazine, Song from under the floorboards
Bill Dixon, Silences for Jack Moore
Annette Peacock, The feeling's free
Gang of 4, Damaged goods

Favorite bottle of wine: umm

Favorite charity: Doctors without Borders

Favorite vacation: fun urban environment with lots going on, like Berlin

Favorite vice: too many to list

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:

Brian Evenson, Brothers Quay (is that one or two?), Annette Peacock, George Lewis (the trombonist and composer), Ben Whishaw.

Bill

Marilyn Roxie said...

Last book I bought: 'Switch Hitters' Edited by Carol Queen and Lawrence Schimel. It's a book of lesbians writing gay male erotica and gay men writing lesbian erotica.

Book I'm reading: 'American Gods' by Neil Gaiman

Total number of books I own: 300ish

Five books that mean a lot to me:
'The Picture of Dorian Gray' by Oscar Wilde
'My Gender Workbook' by Kate Bornstein
'Horror Hospital Unplugged' by a certain Dennis Cooper and Keith Mayerson
'Forever Delayed: Photographs of the Manic Street Preachers' by Mitch Ikeda
'Final Fantasy VIII Official Strategy Guide' by David Cassady (this might seem like a weird choice but it's my favorite video game and I poured over this repeatedly in my youth, so it does mean a lot)

Last Film I saw: According to my Rate Your Music (/Film) profile, I watched the movie adaptation of 'Frisk' on Christmas of 2012. Well.

Last DVD I bought: 'That Man: Peter Berlin'

Total number of films I own: 20-ish

Five films that mean a lot to me: 'My Neighbor Totoro'...I can't come up with 4 more, so evidently I need to watch more movies.

Stereo or iPod: iPod, until I get a better stereo set-up.

Last CD or song I bought: Black Tape for a Blue Girl 'Remnants of a Deeper Purity'

Song currently playing: Echo and the Bunnymen - "Turquoise Days"

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
The Libertines - "What a Waster"
Blur - "There's No Other Way"
Pictureplane - "Black Nails"
The Fall - "Cruiser's Creek"
Nico - "My Heart is Empty"

Favorite bottle of wine: Haven't tried wine, yet.

Favorite charity: Lots of gender and sexuality-related non-profits I like to support in San Francisco, partial to the Center for Sex and Culture cause I work there.

Favorite vacation: Coming to San Francisco and going to Japan Town as a kid.

Favorite vice: TWINKS.

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: Honestly, other readers of this blog!

Alan Hoffman said...

Hi, Dennis. Haven't visited for a long time, but this looked like fun...

LAST BOOK I BOUGHT; THIS IS BETWEEN US/KEVIN SAMPSELL

BOOK I'M READING: MERCY/ANDREA DWORKIN

TOTAL NUMBER OF BOOKS I OWN: UNDER 2000, I THINK

FIVE BOOKS THAT MEAN A LOT TO ME: THE DEMON/SELBY, BODY/CREWS, THE SLUTS/COOPER, LA BETE HUMAINE/ZOLA, COLLECTED WORKS/ARTAUD, and WHORESON/GOINES

LAST FILM I SAW: PERSECUTION/PATRICE CHEREAU

LAST DVD I BOUGHT: THE BRONTE SISTERS/ANDRE TECHINE

TOTAL NUMBER OF FILMS I OWN: UNDER 5000?

FIVE FILMS THAT MEAN A LOT TO ME: PLAYTIME/TATI, L'ATALANTE/VIGO, DANS PARIS/HONORE, L'HOMME BLESSE/CHEREAU, EUGENIE: THE STORY OF HER JOURNEY INTO PERVERSION/FRANCO

STEREO

LAST VINYL LP I BOUGHT: THORNS/THORNS and THE REMAINDERER/THE FALL

SONG CURRENTLY PLAYING: EV'RYTHING I LOVE/BILL EVANS TRIO

FIVE SONGS THAT MEAN A LOT TO ME: ANYTHING FROM THE FALL

FAVORITE BOTTLE OF WINE: I'M NO EXPERT, BUT SOMETHING RED

FAVORITE CHARITY: ANY THAT RESCUES HOMELESS ANIMALS

FAVORITE VACATION: PARIS

FAVORITE VICE: MOST. ESPECIALLY THE ONES IN WHICH I CAN NO LONGER PARTAKE.

FIVE PEOPLE I'D LIKE TO SEE ANSWER THIS SURVEY: CHRISTOPHE HONORE, GAEL MOREL, BENOIT JACQUOT, OREN AMBARCHI and MARK E SMITH

gary gray said...

word! this is like the glory days of myspace bulletins.

Last book I bought: mesmerism in india by james esdaile

Book I'm reading: battle royale manga vol 2

Total number of books I own: er… i’ve given a lot away to friends… in my possession 234 but more then 400

Five books that mean a lot to me: the myth of sisyphus by albert camus. the mechanics of homosexual intercourse by (um) lonely christopher. the secret teachings of all ages by manly p hall. the high life by jean-pierre martinet

Last Film I saw: 80 blocks from tiffany's

Last DVD I bought: 80 block from tiffany's

Total number of films I own: around 52… downloaded on the other hand… um… none. id never do a thing like that

Five films that mean a lot to me: the devil, possibly. to the wonder. the grave of the fireflies (anime), colorful (anime), rebecca

Stereo or iPod: stereo

Last CD or song I bought: CD: the art of leos janacek

Song currently playing: le sacre du printemps by stravinsky

Five songs that mean a lot to me: in a landscape, john cage. laissez-faire, david ackles. aspenglow, john denver. lakes of canada, the innocence mission. i'm coming to the garden...no sound, no memory, merzbow

Favorite bottle of wine: don’t drink liquor or wine

Favorite charity: me. i accept donations. whatever amount.

Favorite vacation: a strange trip me and an friend took to Lawrence KC. most of it i don’t remember. we were wasted on opium.. so i guess the true answer to that question is the opium we got in Lawrence KC. it was some damned good shit

Favorite vice: lsd

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: gandhi, cathi unsworth, kanye west, some guy from grolwr i don’t know the name of, the dead boy at the start of the marbled swarm.

_Black_Acrylic said...

Last book I bought:
Elizabeth Young - Pandora's Handbag

Book I'm reading:
Curzio Malaparte - The Skin


Total number of books I own:
Probably circa 100, not that I'm getting up to count them.

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Mary Shelley - Frankenstein
Comte de Lautréamont - Maldoror
Peter Sotos - Comfort and Critique
Dennis Cooper - The Marbled Swarm

Last Film I saw:
Party Monster: The Shockumentary

Last DVD I bought:
Never too Young to Rock, for a friend's Christmas present

Total number of films I own:
About 40

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Bresson - The Trial of Joan of Arc
Chytilová - Daisies
Lynch - INLAND EMPIRE
Kelley - Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (A Domestic Scene)
Korine - Spring Breakers

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo, all day long.

Last CD or song I bought:
Visonia et Dopplereffekt ‎– Die Reisen 12"

Song currently playing:
A DJ mix by Traxx on my iPod: Live at Honey Soundsystem 8-4-2013

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
Nico - Julius Caesar (Memento Hodie)
Serge Gainsbourg - Marilu
Soft Cell - Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
Sylvester - Rock The Box
Whitehouse - Just Like A Cunt

Favorite bottle of wine:
Montepulciano

Favorite charity:
The MS Society

Favorite vacation:
Paris

Favorite vice:
Liquorice Allsorts

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Kenneth Anger
William Bennett
Peter Sotos
Lucy McKenzie
Rachel Maclean

_Black_Acrylic said...

*Edit: Now that I've got up, there's at least 200 books here.

Keaton said...

Last book I bought:
The Marbled Swarm

Book I'm reading:
Repetition - Robbe-Grillet

Total number of books I own:
500+

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Nova Express
Try
Les Gommes
Scorch Atlas

Last Film I saw:
Don't remember

Last DVD I bought:
Inland Empire

Total number of films I own:

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Mulholland Drive
Lost Highway
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Shining

Stereo or iPod:
Neither - TV music stations

Last CD or song I bought:
Motorhead - Aftershock

Song currently playing:
Love In A Trashcan - The Raveonettes

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
Phantom Limb - AIC
Shot In The Dark - Ozzy
You Don't Have To Mean It - Rolling Stones
Lover I Don't Have To Love - Bright Eyes

Favorite bottle of wine:
Don't drink

Favorite charity:
None

Favorite vacation:
Western Europe

Favorite vice:
Carelessness

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Glen Benton
George Fisher
Emery Lane
Francis Bean Cobain
Kristin Welchez

Toniok said...

Hello Dennis!!

How are you doing? I hope you're having fun and everything goes well and more. Are you going to visit the Torres del Paine (in Chile), a friend of mine was there last year and I think it's great. Take care!

Let's see…

Last book I bought:
'The School of Flesh' by Yukio Mishima

Book I'm reading:
'The Seven Madmen' by Roberto Arlt

Total number of books I own:
I have no idea, not too many, 200? 300? I don't know

Five books that mean a lot to me:
'Ultramarine' by Malcolm Lowry
'Closer' by Dennis Cooper
'On the Road' by Jack Kerouac
'Tales' by Edgar Allan Poe

Last Film I saw:
Hmm… The Lone Ranger, I think.

Last DVD I bought:
A long time ago but I think it was The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Total number of films I own:
10-20

Five films that mean a lot to me:
'Stand by Me', Rob Reiner
'The Wall', Alan Parker
'Léolo', Jean-Claude Lauzon
'Benny and Joon', Jeremiah S. Chechik
'My Own Private Idaho', Gus Van Sant

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo

Last CD or song I bought:
'Un giro inesperado', Lapido

Song currently playing:
'It's a Wonderful Life' by Sparklehorse (--Rewritedept, if you're reading this, thank you for your post about Mark Linkous, I've been listening to his music for a lot of days and it's great!)

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
Any one by Syd Barret
'El ultimo mohicano' by Polanski y el ardor
Any one by El Ángel y los volcánicos
'En la calle' by 091
'Túnel de lavado' by Chucho

Favorite charity:
Cáritas

Favorite vacation:
Mars

Favorite vice:
The sad songs

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Alan Moore, Fernando Vallejo, Terrence Malick, Mark Oliver Everett, a friend.

Frank Jaffe said...

Hey Dennis!

Damn that boy is so pretty...
Hope you've been doing swell!! Things have been great out here in the LA. The LA Art Book Fair was so much fun. They had a queer zines exhibit so I got to see all these amazing old queer zines. Really wish I could have read through some of them...

I'm on break at work eating a salad and some taquitos and thought I would tackle these questions for fun :)


Obviously I could write 15 paragraphs since we haven't talked in so long, but i'll keep it short for now!


Last book I bought: A Certain Kind of Light by Thomas Moore (finally!) and New Queer Cinema: The Director's Cut by B. Ruby Rich

Book I'm reading: The above plus I just got The Disaster Room: My Life Inside The Room

Total number of books I own: Me personally - 100 or so. But add Luke into the mix and we're talking 300-400 or so probably

Five books that mean a lot to me: pass on this one for now... obviously your books would be one of these though :)

Last Film I saw: House of the Devil - I liked parts of it... overall I thought it was weak though :/

Last DVD I bought: Mortal Kombat on blu-ray!!!!

Total number of films I own: 125+

Five films that mean a lot to me: Salo (Passolini), Nowhere (Araki), Suspiria (Argento), Neverending Story (Petersen), and i'll have to get back to you on the 5th...

Stereo or iPod: these days stereo (i have a fear of using headphones these days for some reason)

Last CD or song I bought: HELL III

Song currently playing: nada

Five songs that mean a lot to me: pass

Favorite bottle of wine: spanish rioja! I know that's not very specific...

Favorite charity: any queer film festival

Favorite vacation: Japan / Peru

Favorite vice: marijuana & porn! they go great together as well :)

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: all my dc's friends!! :)


xxfrank

Aaron Mirkin said...

Last book I bought:
Not Before Sundow by Johanna Sinisalo

Book I'm reading:
Mira Corpora - Jeff Jackson

Total number of books I own:
100-200

Five books that mean a lot to me:
All the George Myles Cycle - DC (we'll pretend this is 1 book)
Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
Autobiography of Red - Anne Carson
Mechanics of Homosexual Intercourse - Lonely Christopher

Last Film I saw:
Rufus (a Canadian vampire film with a cute British lead, that was not a very good film)

Last DVD I bought:
Avant Garde 2 – Experimental Cinema – 1928–1954

Total number of films I own:
100-200

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Mulholland Drive - David Lynch
Syndromes and a Century - Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Dead Man - Jim Jarmusch
Sans Soleil - Chris Marker
Elephant - Gus Van Sant

Stereo or iPod:
Ipod plugged into big speakers

Last CD or song I bought:
I am the Last of All the Field that Fell a Channel - Current 93

Song currently playing:
New Life Immigration - Xiu Xiu (working on a music video for it)

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
The Sound - Swans
Sleep Has His house (Live)- Current 93
I Luv The Valley, Oh! - Xiu Xiu
Going Up - Coil
Disintegration Loops - William Basinski

Favorite bottle of wine:
Don't drink.

Favorite charity:
Not sure, I need to do more research.

Favorite vacation:
Paris.

Favorite vice:
Sugar.

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Jamie Stewart, David Lynch, Gus Van Sant, David Tibet, Michael Gira

l@rstonovich said...

Hey D-


Last book I bought: The Arcades Project by Walter Benjamin

Book I'm reading: Ice by Anna Kavan, An Episode In The Life of a Landscape Painter by Aira, The Arcades Project

Total number of books I own: No clue.

Five books that mean a lot to me: The Recognitions, Infinite Jest, Finnegans Wake, Catcher In The Rye, Tropic of Cancer

Last Film I saw: The Counselor

Last DVD I bought: And Everything Is Going Fine (Spalding Grey Documentary)

Total number of films I own: 15?

Five films that mean a lot to me: Slacker, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Once Upon A Time In The West, Wonder Boys, American Movie

Stereo or iPod: Both

Last CD or song I bought: Foxygen -We Are The 21st Century of Ambassadors of Peace and Magic (LP)

Song currently playing: N/A

Five songs that mean a lot to me: Jesus is Waiting - Al Green, Jesus Gonna Be There - Tom Waits, I Am A Cinematographer - Palace, The Emerald - Thin Lizzy, Million Dollars - Thinking Fellers Union Local 282

Favorite bottle of wine: Any/All

Favorite charity: Mercy Corps

Favorite vacation: Next One (Ireland or Japan)

Favorite vice: Booze

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: N/A

James said...

Dennis,

I love these stress-inducing list type things. Here goes:

Last book I bought:

SCUM Manifesto by Valerie Solanas

Book I'm reading:

24/7 by Jonathan Crary



Total number of books I own:

480, more or less

Five books that mean a lot to me:

The Rainbow Stories by William T. Vollmann

Haunted Houses by Larry Kettelkamp

The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

The Collected Stories by Franz Kafka

Safe by Dennis Cooper


Last Film I saw:

Gloria

Last DVD I bought:

Mulholland Drive

Total number of films I own:

35 - 40 give or take

Five films that mean a lot to me:

Waking Life
Brazil
The Shining (1980)
Eraserhead
The Long Day Closes


Stereo or iPod:

Turntable (Vestax Handytrax)

Last CD or song I bought:

Local Business by Titus Andronicus

Song currently playing:

Still Life With Hot Deuce On Silver Platter


Five songs that mean a lot to me:

Still Life With Hot Deuce On Silver Platter by Titus Andronicus

Expensive Shit by Fela Kuti

Shock the Monkey by Peter Gabriel

Thanks for Chicago Mr. James by Scott Walker

Unravel by Bjork



Favorite bottle of wine:

I don't drink

Favorite charity:

Goodwill

Favorite vacation:

Northern California

Favorite vice:

Masturbation

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:

Franz Kafka, Patrick Stickles, W.G. Sebald, Miles Davis, Thom Yorke


I love you Dennis!

Xoxo

Misanthrope said...

Dennis, Hope your trip is going as smashingly as it seems it is (or should be). Me, I got rear-ended while sitting at a stoplight last Friday. Cracked my bumper but didn't crack me. Otherwise, same old shit.

Last book I bought: Bleeding Edge, Thomas Pynchon

Book I'm reading: How Late It Was, How Late

Total number of books I own: 400-500?

Five books that mean a lot to me:
The Magic Mountain, Cock & Bull, Brothers Karamazov, Ulysses, God Jr. (or Try)

Last Film I saw: Ladies in Lavender

Last DVD I bought: One Direction, can't remember the name of it

Total number of films I own: 30?

Five films that mean a lot to me: My Own Private Idaho, The Mudge Boy, Thumbsucker, This Boy's Life, Freddy Got Fingered

Stereo or iPod: Stereo (or PC)

Last CD or song I bought: Lose All Memory, by Bauer

Song currently playing: "Time to Pretend," by MGMT

Five songs that mean a lot to me: Oh, fuck, too hard. How about bands? Suede, Doors, Pistols, Joy Division, Pulp

Favorite bottle of wine: Wine tastes like shit. Or worse, fermented grapes.

Favorite charity: Poor kids' charities (yeah, I've given to some before)

Favorite vacation: London/Paris

Favorite vice: Cigarettes and Porn

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: Harry Styles, Neil Tennant, Brett Anderson (though he kind of does it on his site from time to time), LeBron James, Derek McCormack

les mots dans le nom said...

Last book I bought: Tales of Hoffmann (illustrated by Richard Lindner)

Book I'm reading: Stanzas in meditation by Gertrude Stein

Total number of books I own: 800ish in this city, 1000+ in a different city

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Crystal Lithium by James Schuyler
Last poems by Paul Celan
Sade Fourier Loyola by Roland Barthes
Step Not Beyond by Maurice Blanchot
Jerk by Dennis Cooper

Last Film I saw: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (I mean, not the first time watch)

Last DVD I bought: ?

Total number of films I own:
less than 30 DVDs

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Mononoke Hime by Miyazaki Hayao
The Bakery Girl of Monceau by Eric Rohmer
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton
Mouchette by Robert Bresson
The Bow by Kim Ki-Duk

Stereo or iPod:??

Last CD or song I bought:
Glenn Gould Plays Haydn: 6 Late Piano Sonatas

Song currently playing: No

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
Can't decide but a lot by Bach and Ravel

Favorite bottle of wine:
sauvignon blanc from California
(not a particular vinery, any sauvignon blanc that gets my attention at the moment)

Favorite charity: Recycling company of plastic bottles

Favorite vacation: Home

Favorite vice: Fashion interest, so much and, book collecting/reading

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey: John Ashbery, Richard Howard, Michel Butor, Yves Bonnefoy, Philippe Jaccottet

Paul Cabine said...

Last book I bought:
Swimming Underground by Mary Woronov

Book I'm reading:
Natural Enemies by Julius Horwitz
and
My Life So Far by Jane Fonda

Total number of books I own:
around 500

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Crime And Punishment - Dostoievski
Mort à Credit - L.F. Céline
Tropic Of Capricorn - Henry Miller
Héliogabale - Antonin Artaud
Les Choses - Georges Perec

Last Film I saw:
Frances Ha (hated it !)

Last DVD I bought:
Jeune et Jolie - François Ozon

Total number of films I own:
maybe 1000

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Satyricon - Federico Fellini
The Damned - Luchino Visconti
Chelsea Girls - Andy Warhol
Female Trouble - John Waters
Un Chant d'Amour - Jean Genet

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo inside, iPod outside.

Last CD or song I bought:
Blood Drums by Cavern Of Anti-Matter

Song currently playing:
What Goes on - The Velvet Underground

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
I'll Be Your Mirror - The Velvet Underground
52 Girls - The B-52's
The Robots - Kraftwerk
Fleisch - Electrocute
Walk On By - Dionne Warwick


Favorite bottle of wine:
Sancerre

Favorite charity:
Greenpeace

Favorite vacation:
Greece or Morocco or South America

Favorite vice:
Sex

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Marilyn Monroe, Dirk Bogarde, my cat Bonnie, my cat Mimi, Virginie Despentes

Paul Cabine said...

Last book I bought:
Swimming Underground by Mary Woronov

Book I'm reading:
Natural Enemies by Julius Horwitz
and
My Life So Far by Jane Fonda

Total number of books I own:
around 500

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Crime And Punishment - Dostoievski
Mort à Credit - L.F. Céline
Tropic Of Capricorn - Henry Miller
Héliogabale - Antonin Artaud
Les Choses - Georges Perec

Last Film I saw:
Frances Ha (hated it !)

Last DVD I bought:
Jeune et Jolie - François Ozon

Total number of films I own:
maybe 1000

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Satyricon - Federico Fellini
The Damned - Luchino Visconti
Chelsea Girls - Andy Warhol
Female Trouble - John Waters
Un Chant d'Amour - Jean Genet

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo inside, iPod outside.

Last CD or song I bought:
Blood Drums by Cavern Of Anti-Matter

Song currently playing:
What Goes on - The Velvet Underground

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
I'll Be Your Mirror - The Velvet Underground
52 Girls - The B-52's
The Robots - Kraftwerk
Fleisch - Electrocute
Walk On By - Dionne Warwick


Favorite bottle of wine:
Sancerre

Favorite charity:
Greenpeace

Favorite vacation:
Greece or Morocco or South America

Favorite vice:
Sex

Five people whom I'd like to see answer this survey:
Marilyn Monroe, Dirk Bogarde, my cat Bonnie, my cat Mimi, Harmony Korine