(c) by Mary Griggs

James Lipton asks these 10 questions to every guest at the end of “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” I decided to share my answers.

1. What is your favorite word?


2. What is your least favorite word?


3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Intelligence. Smart people turn me on.

4. What turns you off?

Chronic tardiness

5. What is your favorite curse word?


6. What sound or noise do you love?

That little whimper she makes when she’s been teased enough.

7. What sound or noise do you hate?

Breaking glass

8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?


9. What profession would you not like to do?


10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

Come in and sit down! Your seat is right here, beside me.