Dean Koontz Daily Routine

“I work 10- and 11-hour days because in long sessions I fall away more completely into story and characters than I would in, say, a six-hour day,” he explained. “On good days, I might wind up with five or six pages of finished work; on bad days, a third of a page. Even five or…

Jostein Gaarder Daily Routine

In the mornings, he likes taking his time to drink a cup of coffee while listening to the culture programme from NRK, the public service radio station. He showers afterwards. Morning His working day never starts before 11 o’clock in the morning. “I know that many writers are busy at their desks from nine to…

50 Cent Daily Routine

It fluctuates, but this morning I got up at 7 a.m. to be at the gym by 7:30 a.m. I usually wake up at 9 a.m. to be at the gym by 10 a.m. 6 AM I wake up and brush my teeth—that’s the most important thing for me to do first. 7 AM Time for my…

George Michael Daily Routine

At one point he was smoking 25 joints a day. GEORGE MICHAEL HAD A SERIOUS DRUG PROBLEM According to a Daily Mail interview (via the Associated Press) with George Michael’s former Wham! manager Simon Napier-Bell, the singer’s decades-long battles with intoxicating substances began relatively late in adulthood, after he’d started his solo career. That drug…

Kim Jong-un Daily Routine

Kim Jong Un loved basketball and idolized Michael Jordan. Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesMichael Jordan. The young Korean reportedly had posters of Jordan all over his walls during his Swiss school days. Although Kim Jong Un was overweight and only 5-foot-6, he was a decent basketball player. “He was a fiercely competitive player, very explosive,” former classmate…

Sarah Palin Daily Routine

Gov. Sarah Palin has always been a runner. Her parents were marathoners and high school track and cross-country coaches. “Running was a family affair,” she says. “I didn’t have much choice. Thankfully, I’ve never tired of it.” Gov. Palin, a mother of five kids, says exercise is still very much a “family thing.” She and…

Theresa May Daily Routine

Theresa May survives on just five or six hours of sleep – only a little more than Margaret Thatcher, whom she has been compared to on the basis of being a similarly strong, female conservative political figure. Thatcher is famously rumoured to have had only four hours sleep a night. The average Briton sleeps for six…

Slavoj Žižek Daily Routine

We sleep ’til one, then we go to breakfast, then we go to the city – no culture, just consumerism or some stupid things like this – then we go back for dinner, then we go to a movie theatre, then we play games ’til three in the morning.” I have to laugh at this,…

Giorgio Moroder Daily Routine

“Can you dance to it? I don’t even like dancing, but my wife dances quite well a lot.” Giorgio Moroder wants to set the record straight. Sat in the living room of his family home in the Italian Alps, which pleasingly features a white grand piano, wall-to-wall avocado shag carpet and dozens of framed gold…