The Monolators

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photo credit: Jeff Koga

Name: Eli Chartkoff

Nickname: Eli Monolator (lame, I know, but that’s all I got)

Sign: Taurus, I think. The annoying one.

Favorite:

Food:

Saltado De Calamar at Don Felix Restaurant in Los Feliz!!! It’s stir fry squid with rice and french fries! IT BLOWS MY MIND.

Book:

Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford. Either that or Archy And Mehitabel.

Season:

Spring, when I lived back in Michigan. But here in Los Angeles it’s winter, ’cause year round it’s like SUMMER/SUMMER/WINTER/SUMMER and I need a break from Summer.

Q1. What animal is your spirit guide?

A1. The Calamari that is guiding me to Don Felix Restaurant so I can eat them up lickity split! Thanks guys!

Q2. If you had a parrot what would you teach it to say?

A2. “Don’t wear that! You look stupid! Are you BLIND?”

Q3. What superhero would you make your sidekick?

A3. Grace Jones!

Q4. What do you admire in a person?

A4. Bow tie tying skill.

Q5. Biggest Pet Peeve?

A5. Hats. Hats hats hats hats. Only one E from HATES.

Q6. Favorite amusement park and ride?

A6. The Log Flume Ride at Disneyland. Do they still have that? I haven’t been in a LONG LONG TIME.

Q7. Best vacation memory?

A7. Puberty in a tent! NOT FUN! (Nor “best,” really, but…most memorable.)

Q8. Childhood ambition?

A8. To live in a treehouse.

Q9. Best compliment ever received?

A9. I can’t think of a goddamn thing for this one.

Q10. What do you wish was invented?

A10. bow tie that I can tie.

“I Must Be Dreaming” is currently spinning on my Myspace Profile Playlist and I can’t get enough. Its a fun dancey beat with the whimsy of spinning around and falling down.

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Name: Mary Chartkoff

Nickname: Scary Mary

Sign: Sagittarius

Favorite:

Food. Meat

Book. Anything good but tawdry

Season: Spring

Q1. What animal is your spirit guide?

A1. Snoopy

Q2. If you had a parrot what would you teach it to say?

A2. Fandango

Q3. What superhero would you make your sidekick?

A3. Under Dog

Q4. What do you admire in a person?

A4. Cleanliness

Q5. Biggest Pet Peeve?

A5. Laziness…maybe I’ll finish this later

…….The next day:

Q6 Favorite amusement park and ride?

A6.Any ride that I don’t have to wait for more than five minutes at any park.

Q7. Best vacation memory?

A7. Not sure if it’s the best. One of the most memorable vacations was when I biked up a mountain in the middle of an Irish forest but was running out of daylight and I couldn’t find my hostel…but then I did find the hostel.

Q8. Childhood ambition?

A8. Fashion Design. Making clothes for my stuffed animals out of casket velvet.

Q9. Best compliment ever received?

A9 “You’ve got a big nose…but I love big noses.”

Q10. What do you wish was invented?

A10. Rosie, the Jetsons’ robot maid.

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Name: Ashley

Nickname: JAX

Sign: Pisces

Favorite:

Food:Bananas

Book:Fahrenheit 451

Season:Fall

Q1. What animal is your spirit guide?

A1. Killer Whale

Q2. If you had a parrot what would you teach it to say?

A2. Thyroid.

Q3. What superhero would you make your sidekick?

A3. Captain America

Q4. What do you admire in a person?

A4. Honesty and Sincerity

Q5. Biggest Pet Peeve?

A5. Fake People

Q6 Favorite amusement park and ride?

A6. The Screamer at Lagoon in Bountiful, UT

Q7. Best vacation memory?

A7. walking aimlessly around new york alone when i was 17. it was fucking great.

Q8. Childhood ambition?

A8. to be the worlds first firefighting ballerina/playwright. I would also moonlight as lois lane.

Q9. Best compliment ever received?

A9. “She looks like Martha Stewart, but not as stylish. I’d hit it like a hurricane does the coast.”

Q10. What do you wish was invented?

A10.teleportation/time machine remote control. i want to travel to France circa 1892

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Name: Dan
Nickname: none
Sign: Pieces

Favorite:
Food: crab feast;
Book: Infinite Jest.
Season: spring

Q1. How many times have you been pulled over? And why?
A1.too many to remember. the most memorable is being pulled over from a hospital bed after wrecking my car in 2004. I was issued a ticket for running a red signal while supine, staples fresh in my head. To make it worse, the signal had malfunctioned, causing the running and the wreck. I haven’t owned a car since.

Q2. Is your mother a good cook? If so what your favorite meal?
A2.yes, she cooks a mean rock fish.

Q3. What’s your vice?
A3.I’m compulsively apologetic.

Q4. If you could live in a movie for a day, which movie would it be? Would you be yourself or another character?
A4.I’d probably be Ian McKay from the Fugazi documentary Instrument, because I’d be rich and still have tons of cred.

Q5. If your art was an ice cream flavor which one would it be?
A5.Steven Colbert’s Americone Dream, of course.

Q6. Did you have an imaginary friend as a child?
A6.No. I tried but it didn’t work.

Q7. Personal Quote?
A7.“Take a fearless and searching moral inventory of yourself.” – 4th step of AA.

Q8. Are you left or right handed?
A8.Right.

Q9. Do you drink coffee? If so how many cups a day
A9.When working, 3 or 4. When not working, 0.

Q10. Best show you have ever been too?
A10.Tie between Les Savy Fav @ Black Cat in 2003 and Radiohead @ Field Day Fest in 2004.

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