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Happy Shopper #28: Kerri Koch

Kerri Koch, director of the new documentary about Morrissey's Hispanic fans, Passions Just Like Mine, reveals some passions just like ours... Great Black Friday shopping advice

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by LamontPaul, for outsideleft.com
originally published: November, 2008
i love wacko and keep in los angeles and any salvation army.
by LamontPaul, for outsideleft.com
originally published: November, 2008
i love wacko and keep in los angeles and any salvation army.

Kerri Koch's new documentary, Passions Just Like Mine, regarding Morrissey's Hispanic fans in Southern California, unsurprisingly sold out its recent Los Angeles premiere, he's beloved here after all. Of course his fans are so possessive one couldn't help but notice what seemed to be a bit of a bizarre backlash against the movie at the m-solo website. I mean its an endlessly interesting matter, how pop musicians in general and one as seemingly  idiosyncratic as Morrissey in particular reach across cultural chasms. Or a pond even. Anyway Kerri was kind enough to share her Happy Shopping tips with us...

Q. What was the last electrical appliance you bought?
Kerri: a humidifier that is shaped like an elephant.

How many shoes do you own?
2 pairs of shoes, 1 pair of boots, and about 12 pairs of sneakers.  i love sneakers.

Thinking about only what you are wearing now and  including your  watch, jewellery and glasses if you wear them, how much would it  cost me to get dressed up just like you? And where would I have to  go to get the look?
$40 for my glasses. $45 for my vans.  $30 for my pants, tee, and   sweater  i am wearing my wedding ring but i don't know how much that cost.  you could purchase my look at any decent thrift store. 

What are you going to be eating for dinner tonight?
a delicious vegetable soup that i made last night with some crusty bread.

What is the most amount you have ever spent on a bottle of wine  or other alcoholic beverage and when and where
was it?

i don't drink alcohol so i never really buy it.

What and where is your favourite shop?
i love wacko and keep in los angeles and any salvation army.

How do you get around town?
walk, bike, el train. 

Where is your favourite place to holiday?
anywhere that i haven't been before.  i love discovering new places.

For more information about Kerri, her movie 'Passions Just Like Mine' or her earlier work visit: http://urbancowgirlproductions.com/uc/
Happy Shopper Questions devised by Kirk Lake

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