Michael Musto, photo Patrick McMullan

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Michael Musto, Gossip Columnist

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Try to think of a witty answer to that very question. No dice.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Play Charades. No, I'm serious.

What is your idea of bliss?
Wedge of iceberg with blue cheese, steak, apple pie a la mode, and sex.

What is your idea of misery?
Backstabbing people and cream sauce.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
An Aladdin outfit that I will finally get to wear if theme-park employment calls.

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May 29, 2013 11:44:00
Memorabilia from Peggy Moffitt's powder room wall, photo Daniel Trese

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Peggy Moffitt, model/muse

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Cleaned up kitty vomit, gave his brother an IV for his kidney failure, lit up a cigarette.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
I dare not imagine.

What is your idea of bliss?
Being in love with someone who loves me, and my cats.

What is your idea of misery?
Cleaning up kitty vomit. Giving my cat IVs. Answering questionnaires.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
Any piece of clothing that is not designed by Rudi Gernreich.

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May 06, 2013 09:17:00
Steven Kolb

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Steven Kolb, CFDA CEO

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Emailed DVF.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Email DVF.

What is your idea of bliss?
Clean sheets.

What is your idea of misery?
Waiting on line.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
Marching band uniform.

What is your proudest moment?
Best Actor in the Bergen County Theatre Regionals of 1977.

What is your greatest regret?
Not seeing Carol Channing on stage in Hello Dolly.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
He left New Jersey but New Jersey never left him.

What is your best personality trait?
Honesty.

What is your worst personality trait?
Impatience.

Which fashion celebrities can you impersonate?
Arnold Scaasi.

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Nov 20, 2012 14:07:00
Cameron Silver, photo Patrick McMullan

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Cameron Silver: Founder of Decades, Author of Decades: A Century of Style (Oct 2012), Bravo's Next Reality Star (early 2013)

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Drink a kombucha.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Floss.

What is your idea of bliss?
Lying in bed with no plans.

What is your idea of misery?
Lying in bed with no plans.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
Where do we begin?  

What is your proudest moment?
When my parents are happy.

What is your greatest regret?
When I am short with my parents.

What catchphrase do you use the most?
Lollipops and butterflies.

What is your best personality trait?
I am a caring person.

What is your worst personality trait?
I love to fabricate lies for gullible people.

What is the best advice you've given?
Use your DNA or lose your DNA.

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Sep 03, 2012 13:43:00
Glenn O'Brien, photo by Marco Scozzaro

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Glenn O'Brien, Writer

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
I planted strawberries and pulled weeds.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Cook dinner.

What is your idea of bliss?
Stay home, play some bridge, drink some wine and eat some caviar, go to bed.

What is your idea of misery?
Economy class.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
I guess my Supreme hoodie that says “Illegal Business controls America.”

What is your proudest moment?
Being a father.

What is your greatest regret?
Not marrying my wife earlier and going for a daughter.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
“I always skip the first chapter in biographies.”

What catchphrase do you use the most?
It was “Fuck that!” until my three-year-old started saying it.

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Apr 16, 2012 19:48:00
Simon Doonan, photo Roxanne Lowit

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Simon Doonan: Writer, Bon Vivant, Window Dresser, Fashion Commentator

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
I gulped down a green tea from Starbucks.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
I am in Seattle, so naturally I will go out and look for some grunge.

What is your idea of bliss?
Paddle-boarding with my husband.

What is your idea of misery?
Any medical procedure.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
Paul Smith made me a gorgeous jacket out of his mum's old curtains.

What is your proudest moment?
Appearing in the Kim Carnes video for Bette Davis Eyes in the early 80s.

What is your greatest regret?
Falling asleep during a Jimi Hendrix concert in 1970 and missing Voodoo Chile.

What catchphrase do you use the most?
Attention, girls!

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Dec 05, 2011 22:16:00
Kalup Linzy

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Kalup Linzy, Artist

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Sip coffee.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Shower.

What is your idea of bliss?
The euphoric feeling of love when I'm engaged in creativity.

What is your idea of misery?
Right before things fall apart.

What is your proudest moment?
Receiving the Guggenheim fellowship.

What is your greatest regret?
Not making a feature film yet, but I plan to.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
Once upon a time there lived a _______.

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Aug 14, 2011 18:53:00
Arianne Phillips, photo Mike Monzingo

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Arianne Phillips, Costume Designer, Fashion Editor, Stylist

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Had a conference call.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Go swimming. It's hot in L.A.

What is your idea of bliss?
A day with no plans, with people I love, in a beautiful remote place, with mountains to hike, beaches to swim and a great kitchen to cook in.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
An Amish apron and a fencing breast-plate.

What is your proudest moment?
Being nominated for an Oscar [Walk the Line] and bringing my parents to the ceremony.

What would be the first sentence of your biography?
Arianne Phillips, a legend in her own mind.

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Jul 05, 2011 00:00:00
Gareth Pugh

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Gareth Pugh, Designer

What did you do immediately before this questionnaire?
Had a cigarette.

What will you do immediately following this questionnaire?
Go to bed.

What is your idea of bliss?
Guilt-free time off, lying on a beach in Mexico with my boyfriend.

What is your idea of misery?
Tax bills.

What is the strangest article of clothing in your closet?
A suit—very odd indeed.

What is your proudest moment?
Perhaps not my proudest, but perhaps my moment of clarity. My parents and my brother meeting Kylie at my after-party. I was like my two worlds colliding.

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Apr 24, 2011 00:00:00

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