Bruce McCulloch

Creator and producer of ABC’s 'Carpoolers'

Bruce McCulloch, creator and producer of ABC’s “Carpoolers”

Total number of books I own:
4, 012 – I was up all night counting

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Scrubs on Skates” by Scott Young
“Lonesome Traveler” by Jack Kerouac
“Working” by Studs Terkel

Last film I saw:
Into the Wild,” directed by Sean Penn

Three films that mean a lot to me:
The Graduate,” directed by Mike Nichols
“Local Hero,” directed by Bill Forsyth
“Days of Wine and Roses,” directed by Blake Edwards

Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female)
Reese Witherspoon (clearly)

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Paul Newman. His eyes could jump-start a car

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?

A young Nixon

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Eve of Destruction.” Barry McGuire
“London Calling,” the Clash
“Mohammed’s Radio,” Warren Zevon

Concert that changed your life:
Deep Purple – I was 11

Guilty pleasures
TV: Little Bear
Film: “Tango & Cash”
Reading material: USA Today’s pie charts
Web sites: The Found Photos
YouTube video:

Who is your inner Muppet? The olds guys in the balcony

Best hangover remedy?
More drinky

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
Driving directions/dirty deeds

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Make your own work when you are young

Do you have a dream project?:
Some summer I’ll do my abs

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
The taste of coffee

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
The romper room lady

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
Having the IRS burn me with a crack pipe when I can’t justify my expenses

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
Well, a mountain lion doesn’t know my credit card number and expiration date

What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
I bought a fault line

What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
To prove I exist

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