Musicians, Pass Your Hat to Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono
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Name: Yoko alias Ono alias Lennon

Age: Variable

Job: Being a woman. She will appear in conversation with Anthony DeCurtis on June 18 at the 92nd Street Y.

Neighborhood: The universe. Actually, I'm proud to be a West Sider.



Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Living. Me.

What's the best meal you've eaten in New York?
The breakfast omelette my son, Sean, cooked for me.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
Run around in my head, e-mail, phone. What most New Yorkers probably do.

Where do you get your coffee?
When at home: from my kitchen. When I'm out: somewhere nice.

What's the last thing you saw on Broadway?
Lennon.

Do you give money to panhandlers?
I mostly give to musicians with a hat out.

What's your drink?
Water, tea, and coffee.

How often do you prepare your own meals?
Not often.

What's your favorite medication?
A drink to clean up — hot lemon with garlic, ginger, and honey.

What's hanging above your sofa?
A photo of me, my son, and friends at the downtown pier.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?
If you are getting a good haircut, don't complain.

When's bedtime?
Anytime I can.

Brunch: pro or con?
I love the idea.

What's your thread count?
Comfortable.

What do you hate most about living in New York?
I still don't hate it.

What's your brand of jeans?
Not designer.

When's the last time you drove a car?
I'm lucky to say never.

Who should be the next president?
That's too difficult a question …

Times, Post, or Daily News?
International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, New York Times, Post, and Daily News, in that order.

Yankees or Mets?
Mets.

What makes someone a New Yorker?
Being versatile and understanding about other New Yorkers.