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David Steinberg

Comedian whose debut tome "The Book of David" is released June 11.

Last book I bought:
“Up in Honey’s Room” by Elmore Leonard

Book I’m reading:
When good things happen to bad people… the Leni Riefenstahl story.

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Zuckerman Unbound” by Philip Roth
“Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain
“Catch-22” by Joseph Heller

Comedian who inspired me:
God
How:
See “The Book of David.”

Last film I saw:
“The Lives of Others,” directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Sullivan’s Travels,” directed by Preston Sturges
“Swing Time,” directed by George Stevens
“Lawrence of Arabia,” directed by David Lean

Last CD I bought:
“Modern Times,” Bob Dylan

Song currently playing:
“They tried to make me go to rehab. I said no, no, no” — “Rehab,” Amy Winehouse

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Waiting for the Miracle,” Leonard Cohen
“Things Have Changed,” Bob Dylan
“Everything Happens to Me,” Chet Baker

Favorite drink:
Champagne from a woman’s slipper at 3 a.m. from a Parisian rooftop. Barring that–V8 juice.

Favorite charity:
W.P.R.S. –Widows of Poisoned Russian Spies

Favorite vacation:
Any place I can drive to.

Favorite vice:
None

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo, Gummo

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