French writer Marcel Proust made these questions famous at the end of the nineteenth century when he recorded his answers in his diary, “An Album to Record Thoughts, Feelings, etc.”
Known as the Proust Questionnaire, the following questions are selections from his original quiz. To celebrate her performance in Dallas this Saturday, Dirty Martini, Miss Exotic World 2004, takes time to answer a few for us.
1. What is your greatest extravagance?
Living a life far from starvation, war, or extreme survival tactics. I never take that for granted. Also I like to get my nails done by a woman from Japan named Naomi who is a nail sculpture genius.
2. Which talent would you most like to have?
The talent of talking your way onto a plane with out a ticket. I can never get people to do special favors for me in the regular people world.
3. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Answering a survey for someone to read in Dallas and shooting with Karl Lagerfeld for a respected fashion magazine.
4. What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and knowing how to use it!
5. Who are your favorite writers?
Gypsy Rose Lee, Liz Renay and Cintra Wilson
6. Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Wonder Woman, Seka and Charo
7. What is your motto?
Just be nice to people! For real though!