Monday, August 5, 2013

The Lady Aye

is an award-winning sideshow performer (rare double blockhead, fire eater, escapist, pain-proof girl, sword swallower, and grinder girl) and MC, who has worked with everyone from Rob Zombie to Cirque du Soleil. She's performed all over the US, been chosen as a finalist for Stoli Originals Casting Call competition, won the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus’ First of May award and Michael Showalter's "No Punchline Punchline" Contest. Her TV appearances include: Discovery Channel's "Oddities", Comedy Central's "Tom Papa: Live from New York," and the WB's "Gossip Girl.” In addition, her press accolades include USA Today, AOL, Bust Magazine and the Village Voice's Best of New York 2006. She is currently working on her autobiography, Pain-Proof: Becoming the Lady Aye.





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The Lady Aye answers 25 of the Best

Who was the last person you told “I love you”?
Lady Aye:  Probably my mom..

What will you find in your refrigerator if you looked right now?
Lady Aye:  Herb-yogurt marinated chicken breasts, some beets and lots of cheese..

What was the last expletive that you used?

When was the last time you cried?
Lady Aye:  About two weeks ago when writing something about my estranged brother.

What is the worst tasting thing you have ever eaten?
Lady Aye:  Calf's liver.

In the film of your life, who plays you and what is the title?
Lady Aye:  Barbara Stanwyck in Pain-Proof: Becoming the Lady Aye.

What is the last furry thing that you touched?
Lady Aye:  Sentient - probably my friend's cat, Katamari (; object - my two-headed calf stuffed animal.

When was the last time you had a hangover?
Lady Aye:  I'm a little pokey today thanks to beer and sazeracs.

Do you remember the last time you saw a random act of kindness?
Lady Aye:  A friend pointed out yesterday where she had written her daughter's name in cement. She takes her little girl there to see it once in a while.

If your iPod could only hold 3 songs, what would they be?
Lady Aye:  Currently I'm all about Northside Gal by JD McPherson, Bikini Girls with Machine Guns by the Cramps and Little Sister by Elvis Presley.

What are you currently reading?
Lady Aye:  YouCan't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe!

Have you ever broken someone’s heart?
Lady Aye:  I hope not, but probably.

If personalities had an odor, what would you smell like?
Lady Aye:  Good coffee, clean sheets, top notes of sarcasm.

You are running in a race and overtake the second-place runner. What position are you now in?
Lady Aye:  I'm in first? No one said there'd be math! I'd probably fall in a pothole shortly anyway, I'm not much of a runner.

Describe your happy place?
Lady Aye:  In bed with a good book or that moment when the lights go down and the movies about to start.

What is the longest period that you have ever gone without taking a bath?
Lady Aye:  I don't really take baths at all, so a fairly long while. I shower daily.

What is your theme song?
Lady Aye:  GotTo Be Real by Cheryl Lynn.

Have you ever been spanked or spanked someone as an adult?
Lady Aye:  Yup.

What do you do when you feel sad or depressed?
Lady Aye:  I sleep a lot. I also take long, aimless walks.

If you were being attacked by the tickle monster, who would you want it to be?
Lady Aye:  Someone I could easily subdue.

Do you believe in ghosts? Why?
Lady Aye:  Not as such.

Describe the perfect kiss using no more than 5 words?
Lady Aye:  hello there!

What is your greatest fear?
Lady Aye:  Being horribly mutilated.

What is the best dish you can cook?
Lady Aye:  Not saying my leg of lamb could change world history, but I'm not saying it can't.

Do you truly feel loved?
Lady Aye:  Sometimes.

Thank you, The Lady Aye!

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