What’s missing in your kitchen?
A dishwasher and a garbage disposal. It’s the East Village, after all.
You wake up covered in tomato sauce. There’s a camel sleeping beside you and nautical charts on the wall. What happened?
Some kind of weird, maritime re-enactment of the infamous horse’s
head scene from “The Godfather.” However, I’m delighted to be playing
the John Marley role; you should hear me scream in terror.
Puppies or kittens?
Puppies, no question, and not just because I’m allergic to cats.
Can you tell us something using these terms: cloud, embargo, penguin, third-base and unsubstantiated?
Nothing coherent, but here goes: Clouds are fine. President Carter’s 1980
grain embargo against the Soviet Union is one of the first political
memories I have. Penguins make for winning logos — just look at the marks
for Munsingwear’s Penguin line of clothing or for Penguin books; both are
classics. Prime Minister Pete Nice of the white rap duo 3rd Bass is the
founder of the Baseball Fans Hall of Fame. Unsubstantiated is a great
What are your top three songs for late at night?
“Atmosphere” by Joy Division
“Unresponsive Ears” by The Fever Zone
“Thirteen” by Kathryn Williams