My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Live your life in more than eight words.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Look, I've published some novels. I ran a marathon. I finally found a haircut my mother likes. I've done a lot of traveling and I've been incredibly lucky in an industry where the odds are stacked against you daily. But one day I saw Brad Pitt jogging. THAT was a really good day.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I wish I knew how to write a song. It does seem like magic to me. How do you guys hear notes in your head?
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I'm not sure, but I do know that most people will have known me for like, six months before one day they're standing next to me and suddenly realize, "Whoa! You are SHORT! I had no idea!" My secret: big shoes, bigger personality. ... I think that's also Pee-Wee Herman's secret, but whatever.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Professional Karaoke Joint Superstar with a sold-out world tour