PLAY | MY SATURDAY
8:00 a.m. We shoot Evil during the weekdays, mostly in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and often starting as early as 5:30 a.m., so on days off I love to sleep in a little bit. By the time Friday rolls around we’ll also be doing night shoots, so my work- days can feel very long. 9:15 a.m. I have a weekend subscription to The New York Times , so I take my pa- per, go out, and sit at one of the many coffee shops in my neighborhood. One of my weekend spots is called Paloma on Manhattan Ave. in Brooklyn. Everyone who works there is friendly, and I think it’s the best coffee in New York. 11:30 a.m. I love to do small projects in my apartment and often go to the local paint store. The Dutch
A S SKEPTICAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST Kristen Bouchard on the hit drama Evil , Katja Herbers is often pursuing unsolved mysteries until the wee hours of the morning. Which is why on her treasured days off, Herbers uses her time to catch plenty of zzzzzs. Here, the Dutch actress takes us through a typical weekend day, filled with meditative moments and spontane- ous cat naps (and we mean that literally). Katja Herbers How a supernatural sleuth on the Paramount+ thriller spends her precious downtime BY MARIA NEUMAN My Saturdays with... Evil ’s
have a word, gezellig , and it roughly translates to “cozy” but can be used to describe any comforting activity—from reorganizing a bookshelf to creating a nice corner for your cat. On weekends my kitty, Lientje, totally dictates my time.
If she settles down on top of me for a nap, I just choose to lay still and do the same. 1:30 p.m. My favorite lunch spot is Bakeri in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. During the height of the pandemic, when every- one was in lockdown baking bread, they gave me some of their sourdough starter that is about 100 years old. I started baking and gained 20 pounds—I realized I can’t make a loaf of bread every day and not eat it!
MAY/JUNE • 2022
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