Macenstein’s “Mac Chick of the Month” (August 2008): Miki Black
Name: Miki Black
â€¢ Age: Yeah, right!
â€¢ Location: Orange County
â€¢ Occupation: Musician, Model, Actress
â€¢ First Apple product you bought: iPod Video
â€¢ Favorite Apple Gear: MacBook Pro, Time Capsule 500GB
â€¢ Favorite non-Apple Gear: Canon PowerShot SD790 IS
â€¢ Favorite TV Shows: Breaking Bad, Mad Men, American Idol, Desperate Housewives, House, Cold Case Files or any shows about true-life murders with actual photos and footage, Medical Mysteries, and most crappy reality shows
â€¢ Favorite Movies: The Wall, Watership Down, Big Fish, Good Will Hunting, Fast Times at Ridgement High, Crash, Freaks, The Breakfast Club, The Green Mile, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Big, The Notebook, A Beautiful Mind, Fight Club, Better off Dead, Edward Scissorhands, Almost Famous, Escape from Alcatraz, The Joy Luck Club, Forrest Gump, Stand by Me, Rainman, My Dog Skip, The Outsiders, American History X, Boyz in the Hood, Being John Malcovich, Saving Private Ryan, Silence of the Lambs, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, The Pianist, Man on the Moon, Office Space
â€¢ Favorite Bands: Black Sabbath, Ozzy, Pink Floyd, Tool, Zeppelin, Counting Crows, Radiohead, Billy Joel, Joplin, Neil Young, Rush, Iron Maiden, David Bowie, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Van Halen, Judas Priest, System of a Down, Beethoven, Queen, Muse
â€¢ Hobbies: spending time with my animals, surfing every forum imaginable, finding unique insects, bugs, and spiders, any and all art, playing guitar
â€¢ Pets: Two American Hairless Terriers, Tsuki and Copper, and Tortie Cat, Kiki
If you spend much time on the web, odds are you’ve seen Miki before. Miki works regularly for such companies as Trashy Lingerie, Sinful Clothing, and Benchwarmer Trading Cards. You can also catch a glimpse of her in a scene or two on the tube every now and then. “The most recent one being CSI New York which will be airing this fall.”
“I am also a musician and have been since childhood. I sing and play the piano and guitar, both classical and electric. Formerly, I was the guitarist for the band ANYONE and am now working on a solo project, where I am both singing and playing guitar.”
Photos by Darren Eskandari
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