Kim Gordon: ‘I was busted for smoking pot at Disneyland’


“I’m not the godmother of grunge,” Kim Gordon, the former bassist and voice of Sonic Youth tells all.

Excerpt from Gordon’s interview appeared on The Guardian – to read the full article click here.


When were you happiest?
In kindergarten, riding my bike and making objects out of clay.

What is your greatest fear?
Not being able to come up with another idea for work.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Extreme narcissism.

Aside from a property, what’s the most expensive thing you’ve bought?
A pair of Saint Laurent trousers.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?

Who would play you in the film of your life?
Isabelle Huppert.


Which book changed your life?
Nausea, by Jean-Paul Sartre. As a teenager, living in suburban LA, banality made me feel sort of nauseous and when I read that book I recognised something.

What is the worst thing anyone’s said to you?
Someone in the British press said I was old, when I was 30.

Which living person do you most despise, and why?
Trump, because he’s a narcissist and doesn’t care about the world. He doesn’t care about anything except himself

.How often do you have sex?
Probably not enough.




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