Crooked Fingers The Exclaim! Questionnaire
Published Feb 01, 2000Who are you?
What are you up to?
Getting ready for a few months of touring. I built a loft in my van.
Hometown and current HQ:
I don't have either.
Not watching anything. Eatin a lot of Thai food. Reading "Memoirs, Hitler's Architect," Albert Speer. Reading "Feast of Snakes," Harry Crews.
Mind altering work of art:
"Astral Weeks," Van Morrison. But there's a bunch more than that.
Most memorable/inspirational gig and why?
I can't remember one.
What should everyone shut up about?
Your greatest strength/weakness:
I have no strengths or weaknesses.
Your vital daily ritual:
I don't have one of those.
Fucking - although I don't feel particularly guilty about that.
If I wasn't playing music I would be:
I think I would be a carpenter or a dishwasher.
Your most memorable day job:
Working for an auctioneer.
Best/worst advice received:
Well let me think about that...(next question)
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
I don't understand what you mean.
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed? And have you?
No I haven't.
When I think of Canada I think:
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
That depends on the person you are having sex with.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
I've never brushed a celebrity.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
She's a strange woman - she doesn't really wish for things. She likes to travel.