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Q+A:

Mark Shunock: Plans for 2014 include taking on film, a sitcom

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Mark Shunock sings during a performance of the Broadway-based open mic and variety show Cast Party Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center.

With the close of 2013, here is the next in our series of Q&As with 13 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 13 questions in 13 or fewer words.

Mark Shunock, star of "Rock of Ages" and host of "Mondays Dark"

Living or dead, what person do you admire the most?

My parents. They are the most loving and generous people I know.

What is the best quality you like about a person?

I love a person who can be flatulent and not be embarrassed.

What are you currently reading?

"The Four Agreements." For the 22nd time. Still can’t get it.

How do you prefer to get your news and literature: digital or hard copy?

News: digital. Literature: airport bookstores. #sucker

What is your most recognizable characteristic?

Onstage: the mullet. Offstage: getting sh*t done.

Which words or phrases do you overuse?

“Can you feel it?” “Flawless.”

What makes you happy?

Taking my three giant dogs to the do-it-yourself dog wash.

What is your most prized possession?

Original 1982 ET doll. Can’t believe that’s it. I need to shop more.

What is your most embarrassing moment as a prominent figure?

Answering this question. Honored to be considered a prominent figure. #runningformayor

If you could make up the Nevada state motto, what would it be?

Nevada: Your wallet lives here, why don’t you? Bring your bacon home.

What is your greatest accomplishment in 2013?

Starting "Mondays Dark" to raise 120K for 12 Vegas-based charities.

Any regrets this past year?

Not moving to Vegas sooner.

What is your top priority moving into 2014?

Producing a feature film in Las Vegas and taking on a sitcom.

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