Pushy Questions for Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris, actress and writer who gives her voice to Foxy Loxy
in "Chicken Little," out today.

by Amy Sedaris

Last book I bought:
"House Rabbit Handbook: How to Live with an Urban Rabbit" (fourth edition) by Marinell Harriman

Book I'm reading:
The one I am working on. My deadline is approaching so I have to continue to read it over and over again. The last book I read before working on my book was "A Changed Man: A Novel" by Francine Prose.

Total number of books I own:
No idea, but I have a lot, and I have no room for them.

Five books that mean a lot to me:
Mean a lot?
"Naked" by David Sedaris
"Is There No Place On Earth For Me?" by Susan Sheehan
"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
"The Easter Parade" by Richard Yates
"The Fanny Farmer Cookbook"

Last film I saw:
"The Squid and the Whale"

Last DVD I bought:
"Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind"

Total number of films I own:
About 18

Five films that mean a lot to me:
"The Elephant Man"
"The Wizard of Oz"
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
"Nights of Cabiria"
"3 Women"

Stereo or iPod:
Stereo

Last CD or song I bought:
"Slow Jams" compilation

Song currently playing:
I can hear some new song of Madonna's right now because it is Halloween night and my window faces the gayest street in the world and it is blasting from (someone's) boom box.

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
"Windy," the Association
"Dream a Little Dream of Me," Mama Cass Elliot
"My Man," Barbra Streisand
"The Girl From Ipanema," Stan Getz
"Moon River," Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer

Favorite wine:
Red and emptied

Favorite charity:
I donate money to myself in other people's name; it goes into a jar marked "vacation"

Favorite vacation:
I prefer to take them in pill form

Favorite vice:
Excedrin

Five people who I'd like to see answer this survey:
David Letterman, Julianne Moore, Susan Sheehan, a 10-year-old, the lady who works at the post office
 

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