Stars of Fox’s 'Unhitched,' premiering March 2
Craig Bierko, who stars in Fox’s “Unhitched,” premiering March 2.
Book I’m reading:
“Mr. Mike: The Life and Work of Michael O’Donoghue” by Dennis Perrin
Total number of books I own:
Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior” by David R. Hawkins
“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl
“Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius
What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen and what book do you hope never gets adapted?
I don’t care.
Last film I saw:
“No Country for Old Men,” directed by Joel and Ethan Coen
Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Modern Romance,” directed by Albert Brooks
“Apocalypse Now,” directed by Francis Ford Coppola
“Airplane!,” directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker
Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female)
My auto mechanic.
Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Math: Carole Lombard
Verbal: Orson Bean
If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Max Baer again. The more research I did, the more I fell in love with the guy. He was a truly magnetic, hilarious and generous man.
Who do you look to for inspiration?
My mother and my shrink.
Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Gelato al Limon,” Paolo Conte
Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Good Shepherd,” Jefferson Airplane
“Happy Heart,” Andy Williams
The theme from “The Magnificent Seven”
Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
“Line ’em Up,” James Taylor. A song celebrating the people that stand by you through your very worst, ugliest times – and the desire to line them all up and thank each and every one of them. Gratefulness, as the kids say, rocks.
Concert that changed your life:
I hate concerts. I don’t want to sit in a chair and listen to someone sing thirty-seven songs.
* TV: “Celebrity Rehab”
* Film: “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”
* Reading material: Any comic book drawn by Alex Ross
* Web sites: Fark
* YouTube video: Dick Cavett, Merv Griffin and Mike Douglas Show clips
Who is your inner Muppet?
Jim Henson, but it’s hard to be sure from this angle
Best hangover remedy?
What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
On the upside, everything is more immediate. On the downside, lower back pain and my neck is currently sliding down between my nipples.
What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Try the door first.
Do you have a dream project?:
What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
I recently moved all of my food to the kitchen.
Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Farrah Fawcett. It has not faded.
Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I find my career itself to be enormously helpful in that regard.
What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
Both are harmless, even beautiful, so long as you stay out of the brush and keep moving along the main road.
Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
I don’t like watching a bunch of rich guys work out some pretend problem no matter who I’m sitting next to. I would like to meet Jack though.
What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
I rolled the dice on a burrito and passed gas so hard I had hang time.
What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
To further perpetuate the deeply sad illusion of my own importance.
Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Jesus Christ, The Monkees.