About Allan Mott

Allan Mott was once accused of being a narcissistic goth lesbian by a disgruntled Amazon reviewer. That pretty much sums up his writing career (which includes 12 and 1/2 books and frequent contributions to such sites as XOJane, XOJaneUK, Canuxploitation, Bookgasm and Flick Attack,). His most personal writing can be found at VanityFear.com, where he uses the subject of B-Movies to mostly talk about boobs and stuff. Tweet him on the Twitter at @HouseofGlib.

How Do You Deal With Happiness?

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I’ve spent more money on clothes this year than I have in the previous 37 years combined.

What’s the Sonic Equivalent of “Love” For You?

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Joanna has informed me that my choice is extremely literal. I told her that metaphors are for the weak.

What Pieces of Writing Will Be With You Forever?

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Have you ever read something and had it hit you so hard that it never left your brain? I’m not talking about something that you made a deliberate effort to memorize, but a sentence or paragraph that was so utterly perfect you instantly absorbed it into your psyche?

How Would You Most Want to Be Immortalized In Art?

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A book? A song? A poem? A painting? A sculpture? A movie? A TV show? A quilt? A ballet? An opera? A play? A YouTube video?

Would You Expose the Most Embarrassing Moments of Your Life, If You Knew It Would Make a Difference?

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Though they cannot explain it, the filmmakers from the future insist your film is responsible for a 4% difference in the amount of unhappy, dissatisfied people.

What Works Do You Only Now Realize Helped Make You Who You Are Today?

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As a kid I was shocked that people could actually ban something as basic and normal and natural as dancing based on their religious convictions.

Are You Good at Practical Jokes?

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Are you above such things? If not, suggestions are most definitely welcome.

What’s the Strangest Class You Have Ever Taken?

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It was a good class and I learned a lot, but ultimately any course where you get credit for watching Dirty Harry is going to get my full thumbs-up.

What’s the “Battle Song” in the Soundtrack of Your Life?

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Often I’ll find myself listening to songs specifically because I think they are the perfect accompaniment to the film scene version of what I’m doing at that moment.

What Fictional Universe Do You Most Want to Live In?

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Movie, book, TV show, epic poem, comic book, Concept album, ad campaign, play, opera–doesn’t matter what kind of fiction it is….

What’s the Most Random Movie Scene That Makes You Cry?

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These are five movie scenes you might not expect that make me cry every single time.

What Would It Take To Make You Support Secession?

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How far would those you oppose have to go before you finally said, “Eff it, we’re starting our own country!”

What’s the Best Book You Never Finished?

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Sometimes you encounter a book that you know is objectively excellent, but which hits a nerve in a way that you simply cannot keep reading it.

The First Date Deal Breaker Files Part Eight: Objectively Enthusiastic.

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You see a lot to like on their bookshelf, but then your eyes meet the section that is seemingly devoted to the entire bibliography of Ayn Rand….

Waffles or Pancakes?

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Waffles.

Do We Really Want to Live In a World Where No One is Ever Offended?

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Even the best of us with the best of intentions will eventually run into a situation where we say or do something that has offended someone–it’s literally impossible to avoid.