Christina Cheung The Exclaim! Questionnaire
Published Mar 01, 2002Current fixations:
Very current: the Dears, John Mayer, the New Deal, and sadly, Britney Spears. Semi-current: Waking Life, Le Fabuleux Destin D'Amélie Poulain, Harry Potter, and sadly, the Iron Chef. Re-current: PJ Harvey, Radiohead, musicals, and pathetically, Ebay.
Mind-altering work of art:
Morbid, but ground zero.
Most memorable or inspirational gig and why?
Radiohead at the ACC (bliss) or U2 at the ACC (I just felt special being in the heart... aww).
What has been your career high and low?
The fact that I don't have one and the fact that I don't have one. I see not having a career as a positive thing for my career as well as a negative.
What should everyone shut up about?
Stinking American patriotic bullcrap, although I do love Americans.
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
Anyone who feels that they need benefiting.
What trait do you like and dislike most about yourself?
My tendency to be very contradictory. I hate it, but I love it, too!
What would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed, and have you?
If they're just no good, well then they've gotta go. And no...
When I think of Canada I think:
That nobody realises how freaking cool we all are.
What is your vital daily ritual?
My therapeutic 45 minute-long showers. Thank god all hydro is included in the rent.
How do you spoil yourself?
I take long-ass showers.
What was your most memorable day job?
Working at Rogers Video and having people come up to me asking, "do you have that movie? You know, the one with the guy in it who does that thing...?"
If I wasn't playing music I would be:
If I wasn't a student, I would be a back-up singer/dancer for Britney Spears or *Nsync, oh yes.
What is your greatest fear?
Talking to strangers.
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
The ability to create my own superpowers.
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
A nice, funky beat.
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
No, they are all intertwined.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
A friend of mine had Crazytown (blech) take her to a strip joint.
Who would be your ideal dinner guest, living or dead, and what would you serve them?
Alan Cumming! Lots of Reeses Peanut Butter Cups!
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
Being some dorky chartered accountant or computer engineer or something.