Tour Sarah Jessica Parker’s Eclectic NYC Brownstone

Your text to link..If you've ever imagined the inside of Sarah Jessica Parker's home, you might have pictured a wall of UGG boots and Manolos, another consisting solely of tutus, and one with a whiteboard outlining her plans to take over Vogue. In actuality, her home looks as cozy and lived-in as yours or mine — except a whole lot better, of course. During a quickie tour of her New York City brownstone for, Sarah Jessica Parker whipped her way through 73 questions that range from informative (her favorite food: Barbuto's roast chicken) to poetic — she describes NYC as "symphonic," "tiny," and "real" — to bizarre. (We'd love to know what psychologists make of her "hand-dipped" Rorschach reading.)
But, while the interview is fascinating, we can't get enough of the tour that lets us see all of her stuff. A Ping-Pong table in the middle of a dining room? Check. Light-up globes? Check, check, check. The most amazing green-velvet couch we've ever seen? For us, right now, please!?
Watch below for a speedy tour of SJP's space (and headspace, too). Also, whoever knows what "cocorec" "kokoreç" means, please get in touch. We'd love to know what, exactly, the most bizarre food she's ever eaten actually is — and where we can get some ourselves. Edit: You folks are fast! Kokoreç is a Turkish dish that's made with lamb or goat intestines and offal.
Didn't catch all of SJP's answers in the lightning-round interview? Click the arrow below to read the full Q&A!

1) It’s such a beautiful neighborhood. How long have you been in the area?
“Just about 13 years.”

2) What’s your favorite season in NYC?

3) What’s your favorite activity in NYC?

4) Would you ever leave NYC?
“Not voluntarily.”

5) What are three words to describe living in NYC?
“Symphonic, tiny, real.”

6) What’s your favorite movie?
The Way We Were.”

7) Favorite movie in the past five years?


8) Favorite Hitchcock film?

9) Favorite TV show that’s currently on?
"Getting On."

10) What’s a book you plan on reading?
Prayers for the Stolen.”

11) A book you read in school that positively shaped you?
To Kill a Mockingbird.”

12) A book you read in school that you never think of?
“No idea. I never think of it.”


13) On a scale of one to 10, how excited are you about life right now?

14) iPhone or Android?

15) Twitter or Instagram?

16) Vine or Snapchat?


17) Who should everyone be following right now?

18) What’s the coolest thing in this room?
“Um...I think my globes are kind of cool.”

19) What’s your favorite downtown restaurant?

20) What’s your favorite food?
“Barbuto's roast chicken.”

21) Least favorite food?


22) What do you love on your pizza?
“Sausage, peppers, onions.”

23) Favorite drink?

24) Favorite dessert?
“My sister’s brownies.”

25) Dark chocolate or milk chocolate?
“Milk chocolate.”

26) Weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

27) What’s the hardest part about being a mum?
“Separate and equal time with all children.”

28) What’s your favorite band?

29) Favorite solo artist?
“Trombone Shorty.”

30) Favorite lyrics?
“Do I pick you up/or do I meet you there?/Did you get my message/‘cause I looked in vain/Can we see each other Tuesday/if it doesn’t rain?”

31) If your life were a song, what would the title be?
“'Cheers, Somebody.'”

32) If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be?
“Doris Day.”

33) If you could master an instrument, what would it be?

34) Get a tattoo, where would it be?
“On the bottom of my foot.”

35) To be or not to be?
“To be.”

36) What’s Oprah like in person?


37) What number question is this?
“Does that count as a question? 36.”

38) Dogs or cats?

39) Kittens or puppies?

40) Dolphins or koalas?

41) Bird-watching or whale-watching?

42) What’s your spirit animal?

43) Best gift you’ve ever received?
“My children.”

44) Last gift you gave to a friend?

45) Person you want to have coffee with?
“David Remnick.”

46) Historical figure you would love to have coffee with?
“Jane Jacobs.”

47) How do you like your coffee?

48) Can I play a note on this piano?
“Yeah, of course.”

49) What’s your favorite curse word?

50) What’s your favorite board game?

51) What’s your favorite country to visit?

52) What’s the last country you’ve visited?

53) What’s a country you wish to visit?

54) What do you see in this image right here?
“A hand dipped.”

55) Can you write down your favorite word that starts and ends with the same vowel?

56) What’s your favorite color?
“Peacock blue.”

57) Least favorite color?

58) What color dress did you wear to prom?
“I didn’t go, but I had a peach silk dress picked out.”

59) Diamonds or pearls?

60) Cheap shampoo or expensive?

61) Blowdry or air dry?

62) Heels or flats?
[Lifts eyebrow.]

63) Can you give an impersonation of someone?
“That’s not a veil — that’s an old, wet towel.”

64) Can you do the same impersonation with a British accent?
“That’s not a veil — that’s an old, wet towel.”


65) What’s your favorite constellation?

66) Guy outside: Which dress should I get my girlfriend?
“Blue! Good luck, sir!”

67) Pilates or yoga?

68) Jogging or swimming?

69) Best way to decompress?
“With a book.”

70) If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
“Time travel.”

71) Can you describe an experience when you felt the most nervous?
“Opening night.”

72) What’s the weirdest word in the English language?

73) Last question: Is this the strangest interview you’ve ever had?
“No, not really.”

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