Proust Questionnaire with Audrey Weiss


Audrey Weiss leans up against a wall in Kerrytown. She generally goes to Kerrytown for kombucha or a coffee. “My favorite part of Kerrytown is the courtyard, I have a lot of memories with friends there, and it’s also just a really beautiful place,” Weiss said.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Living in the forest by a lake surrounded by mountains where I can walk around and explore all day.

What is your greatest fear?

I think my greatest fear is being trapped in an all-white room, like there’s nothing to see except the walls and myself.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

I hate how much I apologize, even for things that don’t need apologies I always apologize.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

I really hate people who chew loudly it really grossed me out.

Which living person do you most admire?

Right now someone who I admire and lookup to a lot in Elsa Rhae, she kind of ran away into the woods and left the traditional life behind and that’s something I think is really cool but really hard to do.

What is your current state of mind?

My current state of mind is like coasting, my brain is just on autopilot doing school and dance.

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Politeness and normal manners type things, very different from kindness because that is important but I don’t think traditional manners and standard politeness are nessicary.

On what occasion do you lie?

I lie more than I like to admit but I try to only lie when there is no way it could hurt another person.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?

I really hate my nose, I’m Ashkenazi Jewish so I have big nose genes and was always told to hate it and that it wasn’t “good” so I’m still working over the hatred of my appearance.

Which living person do you most despise? 

I really strongly truly despise this kid who I went to camp with.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

One quality I look for in a guy specifically is being like a feminist/ supporting women.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

I can’t think of a specific quality I look for in women specifically that I don’t look for in everyone.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

I say Tragic, ratio, and I make way too many ur mom jokes.

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

The greatest love of my life that is like a thing as opposed to a person is dance, I started pretty late in life so it has definitely not been easy catching up to others my age but I’m finally in a place where I can appreciate the artwork to its full potential and love it for that.