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Zenman team answers the Bernard Pivot’s Questionnaire

The Zenman team answers 10 question originally came from a French series “Bouillon de Culture” hosted by Bernard Pivot. They’re better known as the questions that James Lipton asks every guest at the end of “Inside the Actor’s Studio”

Keith’s Responses:

  1. What is your favorite word? Filibuster 
  2. What is your least favorite word? AOL
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Fonts
  4. What turns you off? Chatter when I am trying to focus
  5. What is your favorite curse word? f#ck (based on volume and diversity of usage options)
  6. What sound or noise do you love? My boys (Gavin & Quinn) laughing
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Dial up modems
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Professional Athlete (surfer, striker for Man U or point guard for the Lakers)
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Janitor
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Nice!”

Caitlyn’s Answers:

  1. What is your favorite word? Delineate
  2. What is your least favorite word? No
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? A perfectly crafted and executed plan
  4. What turns you off? No parking spaces
  5. What is your favorite curse word? Shootsy
  6. What sound or noise do you love? My little dog, Spence, snoring
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Cardboard scraping together or Keith writting with sharpies on post-its
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? CIA Agent
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Dog washer
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Great job!”

Steve’s Answers:

  1. What is your favorite word? Juxtaposition
  2. What is your least favorite word? Hamper
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Calling a huge bluff with Ace high
  4. What turns you off? Lack of conviction
  5. What is your favorite curse word? Mother F*cker
  6. What sound or noise do you love? Stacking chips
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Car Alarms
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Stand up comic/Actor
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Sales rep
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Do you like IPAs?

Jesse’s Answers

  1. What is your favorite word? Plethora
  2. What is your least favorite word? Moist
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? A work environment that’s welcoming to productivity for the task at hand – ie, large desk with extra space, giant whiteboard for jotting down ideas/thoughts/sketches/tasks/etc
  4. What turns you off? When companies trade-off functionality and control to cater to non-tech savvy users
  5. What is your favorite curse word? F#ck
  6. What sound or noise do you love? The beautiful sound of a motorcycle at 11k rpms
  7. What sound or love do you hate? My Alarm
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Screen printing
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Anything in the food industry ever again
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Come on down! You are the next contestant on ‘The Price is Right!'”

Adam’s Responses

  1. What is your favorite word? Approved
  2. What is your least favorite word? Uh?
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Too many things that are too diverse to name just one
  4. What turns you off? Rude aggogant f#cks
  5. What is your favorite curse word? Sh!tf*ckdamn
  6. What sound or noise do you love? My kids laughing
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Balloons being manhandled
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? High school history teacher (the plan is to give it a whirl in semi retirement)
  9. What profession would you not like to do? CPA – just shoot me
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Adam – that was close but what a journey – it only gets better from here!”

Tom’s Answers:

  1. What is your favorite word? Beauty
  2. What is your least favorite word? Important
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Late night thinking
  4. What turns you off? Lack of information to work with
  5. What is your favorite curse word? F*ck
  6. What sound or noise do you love? Birds
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Trains
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Robotics
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Social work
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Its about time”

Jasmine’s Responses:

  1. What is your favorite word? Dude
  2. What is your least favorite word? Loser
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Music
  4. What turns you off? Negative feedback/support
  5. What is your favorite curse word? Shit
  6. What sound or noise do you love? The sound of a sweet guitar solo or double bass on the drums
  7. What sound or love do you hate? Styrofoam rubbing together
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? A psychologist
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Teacher
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Hello Jasmine, its a pleasure to finally meet you in person!”

Dominic’s Responses:

  1. What is your favorite word? Curglaff
  2. What is your least favorite word? Ointment
  3. What turns your on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Well done Typography and solid development. More specifically innovative new and creative functionality is something I always strive for and have crazy respect for.
  4. What turns you off? Inline Styles and the files on your desktop.
  5. What is your favorite curse word? Mother F#cker
  6. What sound or noise do you love? Music. Pretty much all types of music. Thunder too.
  7. What sound or love do you hate? That sound when you stretch cellophane and then rub your finger on it.
  8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Astrophysics
  9. What profession would you not like to do? Beekeeper
  10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? “Howdy.”
Calendar August 7, 2013 | User Keith Roberts