In this, our final week of publication, the time has come for MTV Australia contributors to get a taste of their own medicine. In a bizarre and unnecessary form of self-flagellation, we’ve decided that we too must answer the baffling questions that we so smugly put to others in our column known as Pressing Questions. Here, mtv.com.au’s senior music and culture writer, Jackson Langford, takes a swing.
What is the meaning of life?
Probably to try and find the answer to this very question, right?
Something COVID taught you
That you need to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds at a time to best ensure all germs are removed. This is also my answer to the question: “Something your Apple Watch taught you”.
Last movie you watched
Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones. I, too, hate sand.
Best advice you’ve received?
To make a note of every compliment you receive from someone you admire or respect professionally – advice given to me by this site’s editor-in-chief, no less.
Someone you really admire
How do you feel about your hair?
Fuck my life, my hair used to be so nice and curly, before I started shaving it due to laziness. Now it grows back so frizzy, I feel like a porcupine without the cuteness or the danger.
What happens when you die?
It’d better be a funeral where my mourners march to “212”, or I’ve got some serious haunting to do.
Describe yourself in three words
Deserves much better.
One person or thing you think is underrated
Taking selfies on PhotoBooth.
You can time travel to the past or the future. Where do you go and why?
To the past, but only so I can re-experience a really good fucking meal just after I’ve finished eating it.
Nature or nurture?
What do you doubt most?
Daily ritual you couldn't live without
This has only recently become a daily ritual, but listening to Mamrie Hart and Grace Helbig’s podcast, This Might Get Weird. It’s just two funny people discussing their everyday life, and it brings me such unbelievable comfort – even if it’s a conversation I’ve already heard 10 times.
How are you at 8am
Something you're passionate about
Finding me a new job lmao.
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