Tuesday, September 8, 2009

An interview with cruel virgin

Cruel Virgin was kind enough to answer some questions I had for her.

Why blog?
At first it was a way for me to work out ideas for my job. Then it became a way for me to work out my identity. Right now, I don't know if I much more to say.

What makes cruel virgin blog more: joy or sadness?
Sadness, but I am trying to resist that as it is too personal.

3 things you love about Cruel Virgin?
Well, I like that I can be a smart ass, I like that people take my ideas seriously even if they disagree, and I like the community that CV has formed.

3 things you hate about Cruel Virgin?
I often feel obligated to blog when I have nothing to say, I've gotten a lot of trolls and I ended up losing friendships--not because of my blog but because my blog put me in touch with people that caused me a lot of pain.

3 things about yourself that Cruel Virgin (blogging) helped you to discover?
I am spiritual but not religious, we really are all connected in a metaphysical way, and I need to resist the temptation to rant as some people get hurt which I never intend.

3 all-time favorite books
The Iliad, Lord of the Rings, The Brothers Karamazov

3 all-time favorite moives
The Godfather, The Seventh Seal, All About My Mother

3 people Cruel Virgin likes from blog world.
Walking Man, SJ, Ricardo

Most memorable comment cruel virgin has ever made/got.
One blogger who was a cowboy (for real) told me that he thought I was a lot like a steer he had to rope to get to the vet--he said: You would be hard to handle. I answered: Cowboy, you have no idea. His reply: Angel, I have somewhat of one. That exchange just blew me away!

Cruel virgin's best post (till date), according to you.
Toss up: My series on Bartending and my series on I See Dead People.

Finally, what do you value most:love or freedom?
I can't live in a world without love
"I walk the lonely roads,the only one that I've ever known."