In 1967, Tiger Beat Magazine asked the following questions to their featured matinee idols. In 2014, we posed them to Charlie Scarlet.
How would your mother describe you in one word? Independent
What is your favorite flower? Tulips
What is the most insane question you’ve ever been asked? Are you the Keymaster? Clearly, I’m the Gatekeeper.
What word in the English language do you wish you had invented? Scrumtrulescent
Where would you like to live? Amsterdam
What is the quote that comes to your mind? To see a world in a grain of sand, and heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour. -William Blake
What animal best describes the kind of man you’re interested in? A gibbon. Intelligent, agile, funny, social, caring, with great arms for adventures and for hugging.
What do you miss about your childhood? The kitten calendars. And book orders, with free kitten calendars.
If you could change your name, what would you change it to? My “daytime” name? I’d change it to Charlie.
What is the main fault of your character? I’m terrible at admitting when I’m wrong.
Who is your favorite historical figure? Frida Kahlo
Describe how you kiss in one word: Lasciviously
What in the world do you least desire? Monotony.
Finish this sentence: “Happiness is a thing called…” …snuggling!
In every episode of “Inside the Actor’s Studio” James Lipton asks the following questions (originated by French interviewer Bernard Pivot) to the guest movie star. Now we ask Charlie Scarlet.
What turns you on? Double entendre. Action movies. Big groups of laughter. Risky sports. Good dancers. Chocolate lava cake. Light eyes with dark lashes. Leftist discussions. Jazz music. A quick wit.
What turns you off? Ignorance, prudishness, Republicans.
What is your favorite word? Can I pick a French word? Pamplemousse. It means grapefruit. I just think its hilarious.
What sound or noise do you love? Deciduous trees in the breeze, babies giggling, and moaning. Good moaning – breathy, mouth open, total-abandon-of-self-giving-into-ecstasy type moaning.
What sound or noise do you hate? Styrofoam touching anything else.
What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Search and rescue.
What profession other than yours would you not want to attempt? Accounting.
What is your favorite swear word? FUCK