Inside The Inspired Word Studio with Actor/HBO Def Poet Brian Dykstra


    We hit actor/HBO Def Poet Brian Dykstra with the Bernard Pivot questionnaire, made famous by host James Lipton on the Bravo channel’s Inside the Actors Studio, and here’s what we got:

    What is your favorite word?




    What is your least favorite word?




    What turns you on?


    I guess the moment the car lifts and you’re just entering a skid.


    What turns you off?


    Biting my tongue.


    What sound or noise do you love?


    Bacon sizzling.


    What sound or noise do you hate?


    The neighbor’s music. Bonus points if it’s country, The Beatles, or The Doors.


    What is your favorite curse word?




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


    Astronaut, no fireman, no astronaut!


    What profession would you not like to do?




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


    “You were right.”


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