Proust Club: Ben Siegel

We’re asking the Block Club team a few questions from the famous Proust Questionnaire, popularized by the famous French essayist and novelist. This famous interview style has been interpreted many times over, from Vanity Fair’s popular last-page profile to “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” Today’s questionnaire is with Ben Siegel, Block Club’s content strategist. Let’s see what Ben has to say…

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
My instinct to talk about myself.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Condescension.

What is the quality you most like in a man?
Selflessness.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“That’s crazy!”

Which talent would you most like to have?
I wish I could draw.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
An oak tree.

What is your most marked characteristic?
I’m told my laugh is recognizable.

What do you most value in your friends?
Empathy and support.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother, grandmother and Madonna.

How would you like to die?
Fairly.