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Countdown with ...
Interviewed 16 November 2013
Ten words to sum up your working life to date ...
From journalism to documentaries to novels, I’m a storyteller.
Nine things you can see from where you're sitting ...
My dog, Maggie. My other dog, Tipper.
My TV playing the Big Bang Theory. (Sheldon is talking about Schrödinger’s Cat.)
A picture of myself and a couple of my colleagues shooting in front of the Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico.
The very top of the bleachers deck in Wrigley Field.
My iPhone. (Finally upgraded from a flip phone. Progress? Jury’s still out.)
A manuscript for my next book. No title and no details yet. Still working on it.
A copy of The Red Dragon by Thomas Harris (master class in crime writing)
A copy of A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller (amazing good debut novel
Eight minutes to prepare a meal. What's it going to be ?
Scrambled eggs with bacon, toast and a cup of tea.
Seven people you'd like to go for a drink with ...
Raymond Chandler, Keith Richards, Sting, George Clooney, Paul Newman, Grace Kelly, Dean Martin
Six things you can't live without ...
My wife, My dogs, Writing, Reading, Running/Yoga, Air
Five favourite words ...
Chicago, Grim, Sainted, Avarice, Covet
Four places you'd run away to ...
Three books you've bought recently ...
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Brilliance by Chicago writer Marcus Sakey (highly recommended)
The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel (journalist attempts to prove or disprove that Christ is the son of God...interesting so far)
Two things that make you rant ...
People who talk on their cell while they’re driving.
One thing you'd tell your teenage self ...
Whatever it is, go for it.