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Tuesday, May 03, 2005


Tapped for the Meme Quiz

Thanks to Jill and Brilliant at Breakfast, I got tapped to do the next installment of the Meme Quiz that's been floating around the blogosphere, where one blogger after another are answering slam-book questions from the 7th grade. And who am I to avoid regressing? At least this time (and unlike in 7th grade), I got picked for the blog equivalent of the kickball team.

Here goes:

If I could be a scientist: I'd be a etymologist, figuring out why the English language is so completely screwed up. (Whadaya mean, cough and bough don't sound alike!?!?)

If I could be a musician: I'm tempted to say I am one; I can play piano reasonably well. But my real dream, like any white gay boy, is to be a soul singer...Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Maxwell, D'Angelo. I'd happily give up a body part to be any of them for a week.

If I could be a doctor: Blood makes me queasy, and being a psychologist sounds like hell. How about a doctor of philosophy? I can do Heidegger with the best of them.

If I could be a painter: So, so, so many to choose from. For landscapes, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot or Asher Durand; for figures, Jacques-Louis David or Amadeo Modigliani; for drama, Caravaggio and Georges de la Tour. I'm an enormous fan of Paul Cadmus, and I love Ray Caesar, Sas Christian, and the graphic novels of Jose Villarrubia. Don't even get me started on gay painters or photography (my real loves).

If I could be an innkeeper: I'd either have a funky little B&B on the island of St. John, or run mega-hotels like Trump. Nothing in between...too much work.

And now to pass it on: I'm tagging the blogmasters Nick, Nat, and Tim. If they respond favorably, they'll carry this blog chain letter one more step.


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