Inside The Inspired Word Studio with Vanessa “The Hebrew Mamita” Hidary



    We hit HBO Def Poetry star Vanessa “The Hebrew Mamita” Hidary with the Bernard Pivot questionnaire, made famous by host James Lipton on the Bravo channel’s Inside the Actors Studio. The answers are both funny and quite revealing.


    What is your favorite word?



    What is your least favorite word?


    Guac (abbreviated version of guacamole).


    What turns you on?


    Men who read the New York Times.

    What turns you off?


    Someone spitting on the street.


    What sound or noise do you love?


    Coffee percolating.

    What sound or noise do you hate?


    Con Ed drilling outside my window at 7am.

    What is your favorite curse word?




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



    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 can eat whatever you want, and never get fat.


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