Once a month, C Magazine sits down with a prominent Columbus figure to discuss how they spend their time out of the office and between paychecks. This month, we sat down with public polltaker, mover and shaker, Marty Saperstein.
C Magazine: What inspires you?
Marty Saperstein: My own mortality.
C Magazine: What talent would you most like to have?
Saperstein: Matching ties with suits. I'm colorblind.
C Magazine: How do you relax after work?
Saperstein: Good food. Great drink. Fabulous wife.
C Magazine: How much should the public know about the government’s business?
Saperstein: Almost everything.
C Magazine: Why is Columbus such a good consumer test market?
Saperstein: That's a myth. Columbus is no better than a lot of cities.
C Magazine: What’s your worst extravagance?
Saperstein: Not waiting for the books I read to come out in paperback. Oh, and my bright red Ferrari. Just kidding.
C Magazine: Why do geniuses sometimes go mad?
Saperstein: Ask one.
C Magazine: Fredrick Nietzsche or Sigmund Freud?
Saperstein: Um, Freud, I think, but let me ask my mom.
C Magazine: Sgt. Pepper’s or Dark Side Of The Moon?
Saperstein: The dark side of what?
C Magazine: Favorite Beat writer?
Saperstein: Darrel Rowland.
C Magazine: Favorite artist?
Saperstein: MC Escher. Remember, I'm colorblind.
C Magazine: Are you a fan of the gigantic poker boom in America?
Saperstein: Who has time to play poker?
C Magazine: What is the last really good book you read?
Saperstein: Hollywood Animal, by Joe Eszterhas, is a great read and Hitler's Willing Executioners, by Daniel Goldhagen, will change your life.