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.
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.