Caroline McCloskey was born in Boston, misspent her youth in New York, and currently lives in Los Angeles. Her writing has appeared in Fader, GQ, ELLE, Time Out New York and Nowness.

Age: 32

Twitter: @sangfroid77

What I Do, Job-wise: Word nerd

What I Do, Fun-wise: Drink red wine and listen to records; make and consume vegetarian soups; steal stationery from fancy hotels; joyride through Topanga Canyon; perform amateur surgery (I once took out my own head stitches with a Leatherman); Bikram yoga

My Motto: (cribbing Elvis) “Happiness is three things: someone to love, something to do, and something to look forward to.”

My Anti-Motto: “This seems like a really great networking opportunity.”

The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Flower from Bambi.

My “celebs to make out with” list: Jeremy Irons seems like a fun lunch date.

The Most Played Song On My iTunes: “First We Take Manhattan” by Leonard Cohen

Movie That I Watch When I Have My Period: The Descent

Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter

My Most Worn Item of Clothing: Hanes white ribbed cotton tank tops for boys

Beauty Products That I Hoard: Lip balm, bubble bath, Ficcare hair clips, Malin and Goetz Peppermint shampoo, anything by Liz Earle

I smell like: Human girl. And whatever hair conditioner I’m currently using.

I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Hey now!