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A quick word with ... Adbusters' Pedro Inoue

A quick word with ... Adbusters' Pedro Inoue

Adbusters is one of the six speakers on the bill at We Can Create in Auckland next month. Pedro Inoue shares a few insights into his working life.

Pedro Inoue adbustersMy first job was ... Babysitter. Didn't have a future with that, always let the children up late, eating chocolate and watching telly.

And now the title on my business card is ... None.

Which really means ... How would you describe yourself in one word? I am not particularly fond of titles on business cards.

My day starts with ... Waking up late and grinding fresh coffee.

And ends with me ... Going to bed late, watching old Mario Monicelli films.

And in between, I ... Try not to take none of this shit too seriously.

My first artistic memory is ...  Paul Cézanne's 'Still Life with Three Puppies' replica poster on my bedroom wall, back at my mom's place.

If I wasn't doing this, I'd ... Be dancing on the table, getting drunk on champagne and smoking big cigars.

I'm inspired by ... John Berger words, MFK Fisher humanity, Hal Hartley dialogues, Mike Mills sincerity, Julio Cortazar realities, Eduardo Galeano hugs and punches.

I can't live without ... Thunderstorms, Tom Waits, Post-it notes, the smell of new books, Jack Daniels and club soda, fireworks, sharp knives, soundtracks, utopias, rapidshare, Jacques Tati and Chris Marker.

True 'style' is ... Saying something complicated in a simple way.

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