Adam Shankman

Director behind the big screen version of the musical 'Hairspray.'

Adam Shankman, helmer behind the big screen version of the musical “Hairspray.”

Last book I bought:
“Couldn’t Keep it to Myself: Wally Lamb and the Women of York Correctional Institution” by Wally Lamb

Book I’m reading:
Same

Total number of books I own:
Hundreds

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Nine Stories” by J.D. Salin-ger
“The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion
“Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell

Last film I saw:
“History Boys,” directed by Nicholas Hytner

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg
“All That Jazz,” directed by Bob Fosse
“Rambo: First Blood,” directed by Ted Kotcheff

Last CD I bought:
“The Very Best of Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66”

Song currently playing:
“Mas Que Nada,” Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Someday We’ll Know,” New Radicals
“You Can’t Stop the Beat” from “Hairspray”
The theme song from “Jaws”

Favorite Drink:
Belvedere vodka and soda with two slices of lime

Favorite Charity:
LifeWorks, Glaad and Make-A-Wish

Favorite Vacation:
Laguna Beach

Favorite Vice:
Belvedere vodka and soda with two slices of lime

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Al Gore, Macy Gray, John Waters, Dick Cheney, Abigail Breslin

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