Fair & Just Questionnaire: Producer Steve Lee Jones
Steve Lee Jones, Executive Producer of "You Don't Know Jack" and Producer of "Kevorkian," shares his existential views on meditating, being nice and finding happiness in the simplest ways.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite song?
Let it Be.
What is your favorite restaurant?
The Little Door, in L.A.
Who is your favorite Detroit celebrity?
Geoffrey Fieger, of course.
Where is your favorite place to be?
In the stratosphere while meditating, among the stars.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Being perfectly happy, at any given time, anywhere.
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Abraham Lincoln, honest at all costs.
Which living person do you most admire?
Dr. Jack Kevorkian, fearless.
Which trait in yourself do you most deplore?
What trait do you most deplore in others?
What’s your greatest extravagance?
Staying home with my three husky dogs and my awesome wife.
What is your favorite journey?
The one my mind takes during meditation.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasion do you lie?
Which living person do you most dislike?
What is your greatest regret?
Don’t have any.
When & where were you the happiest?
There is no “happiest” for me, just happy, and I experience that a lot.
Which talent would you most like to have?
What is your current state of mind?
Live each day to the fullest, so that is current, today.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Be less judgmental.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Loving unconditionally at times.
What is your most treasured possession?
John Wayne’s 1965 Lincoln, with suicide doors!
Where would you most like to live?
I don’t think like that, where I am now is perfect for me.
What is your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Who are your favorite writers?
Scott F. Butler, and Adam Mazer, haha, they both write for me.
Who is your favorite hero of fiction:
I do not read fiction, sorry.
Who is your hero in real life:
Of late, that professor who knew he was dying, and made every single day count by giving back to his students and leaving a legacy for his new child … amazing, powerful and rare!
How would you like to die?
I do not give thought to things like that.
If you were a speech part, what would you be?
The body, it takes a while to “get” me.
If you were a car, what kind would you be?
An old Jaguar, when they are running well, they are flawless but a hiccup or two, and they are just out of whack. I am a perfectionist.
If you were food, what kind would you be?
Organic ratatouille, natural and real, takes a while to get used to, but you either love it or hate it.
If you were an animal, what kind would you be?
A chimp, inquisitive, mischievous, and never a dull moment.
If you were fine art, what form would you take?
Renaissance oil, classic, but every piece is unique, timeless.
What’s your motto?
Never put off for tomorrow what you can do today.
What’s your favorite quote about the law?
What law exactly? The one that matters is the big guy’s law, whoever that “big guy” is to you. And if that is what you are referring to, well that is easy … treat everyone like your brother. Got it brother?