Now: I’d have to say House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski. That book reminds me there ultimately are no rules to art.
As a kid: I had a version of “Puss in Boots” that came with an “at the tone, turn the page!” tape; I recall loving that chime sound and the artwork—I didn’t even know how to read yet.
Your most treasured possession?
If my house caught on fire, the only thing I would grab is my acoustic guitar.
What’s the one thing you love now as much as you did when you were 14?
The band Thrice.
If you could learn anything instantly by downloading it into your brain Matrix-style, what would it be?
How to speak Spanish!!! 4 years in school did me no good.
What would your superpower be?
Psychic telepathy sounds about right. I’m already pretty good at reading people and having solid foresight, so….