Musician Rebecca Gates cites Curtis Mayfield as a hero, SCTV as a laugh-fest, and old craft magazines as inspiration.
What do you do: Play and write music, organize people, consider where to go next.
Favorite Books: So many different shades of favourite Geronimo Rex, Barry Hannah, any high quality reference book, old craft magazines, So Long See You Tomorrow, William Maxwell.
Heroes: Ah a loaded word in these times. I’d have to say I find my friends quite inspiring as far as recognizable names, I’d opt for Curtis Mayfield, Anne Bancroft, lady artists. Smart no bullshit humans are pretty ace.
What makes you laugh: The folks I play music with and SCTV.
Charity worth giving to: Check for your local hunger relief or literacy advocacy agencies.
Five words that sound good: Cinnamon, Incorrigible, Sleep, Phosphorescence, Holyshit.