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Last book I bought:
“Weimar on the Pacific” by Ehrhard Bahr

Book I’m reading:
“The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity” by Mark Vonnegut — son of Kurt

Total number of books I own:
Currently rotating with me now are about 1,000 books and plays — books on film, art, opera, chess and biographies.

Three books that mean a lot to me:
the Bible
“Joy of Cooking” by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker
“Helmut Newton, Sex and Landscapes” by Philippe Garner and June Newton

Last film I saw:
“Goya’s Ghosts,” directed by Milos Forman — at a Getty Center screening

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Wassup Rockers,” directed by Larry Clark
“La Dolce Vita,” directed by Federico Fellini
“The Bank Dick,” directed by Edward F. Cline — written by and starring W.C. Fields

Last CD I bought:
Verdi’s “Falstaff”

Song currently playing:
“Trouble Me,” 10,000 Maniacs

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Tammy,” Debbie Reynolds
“Day After Tomorrow,” Tom Waits
“I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline),” Howlin’ Wolf

Favorite Drink:
During the day… Four shots espresso over ice with a splash of nonfat milk. Night …vodka martini, straight up with olives

Favorite Charity:
General Electric

Favorite Vacation:
Africa

Favorite Vice:
Compulsively baking lemon meringue pies

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Paul Muni, Jay Baruchel, Blanca Portillo, Jose Luis Gomez, Iago

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