Song or album that puts me in the mood: "'Pretty Woman,' 'Lady in Red,' 'Unforgettable.'"
In my bedroom, you'll find: "Myriads of books on the sociology of baseball."
In my bedroom, you'll find: "Lace, altar, silver, beeswax."
Most humbling moment: "When I realized my parents are a lot smarter than I thought they were when I was a teen."
Most humbling moment: "Tumbling down a flight of stairs at a witch party."
Most humbling moment: "When I tried to sing 'Bad Medicine' karaoke style and didn't realize how difficult singing Bon Jovi could be."
Fill in the blanks: "Sharp wit is sexy; vulnerability is sexier."