My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I'll have to to go with Heraclitus' line: "Character is fate." Which doesn't mean that I think I have a particularly good character. I just think it's true.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Danny in The Shining.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. The psychologist Carl Jung said somewhere that at bottom, everyone's greatest fear is hell. Not the Christian hell, necessarily, but a place of ultimate darkness and negativity. A place that's DOWN, not UP. I think he was right. Well, he was right about me at least.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Rude people, smoking. (Just kidding about the smoking)
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. I'm a fan of all the usual ones.