1 Favorite place to be? Home.
2 Something I can never live without? A hot shower.
3 Hobbies that I’ll never give up? Hiking, golf, travel.
4 Three words to describe me? The motherfing greatest. 😂
5 My biggest fear? Losing my mental faculties.
6 What makes me angry? Dumbass-ery.
7 My inspiration? The success of my students.
8 Favorite wild animal? Why? A polar bear because they get to see the world, be left the f alone, and enjoy an ice cold Coca-Cola while living in the snow.
9 Favorite food? Yes. I am a chef. I love food. My favorite food is probably something I haven’t even tried yet.
10 First memory of life? I don’t know.
11 The best advice I got? Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
12 Where do I see myself in 10 years? Tenured.
13 Books reading these days? Academic journals.
14 The fictional character I want to be? The child. AKA Baby Yoda.
15 My hidden talents? It’s from the late 50s through the early 80s, I can probably guess the song in the first 8 bars.
16 Favorite type of music? Indie folk and Americana.
17 When do I feel happy? When enjoying good food with good people.
18 Which song brings you joy? In My Life by The Beatles.
19 My favourite word? Schadenfreude.
20 My favorite food? I haven’t tried it yet.
21 Top 3 things on my bucket list? Traveling to Scandinavia, attending a game at Tottenham Stadium #COYS & driving around Germany for a month to see the whole country.
22 What city do you most want to visit? I’d love to take you to NOLA or Nashville. Copenhagen or Seoul.
23 Last meal you cooked? Curry.
24 Favorite quote? See the Winston Churchill quote above.
25 If I had a superpower what would it be? The ability to absorb other superpowers. Why only have one?
26 Favorite sport? College football and golf. To play, golf
27 Biggest Dream? To be rich enough to own a Patek Philipe.
28 Favorite Band? The Beatles.
29 Favourite Cusine? Thai.
30 A positive quality about me? My ability to inspire others.
31 A negative quality about me? My RDF.
32 Best place I’ve visited? Anywhere I’ve ever been with my wife.
33 When do I laugh the most? Life.
34 When do I get creative? When I’m inspired.
35 Favorite lyrics? In my life, I love you more. Home is wherever I’m with you. Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
36 The scariest thing I’ve done? Put myself through a PhD.
37 Biggest accomplished achievement? Obtaining my PhD.
38 What am I horrible at? I have horrible OCD.
39 Favorite book genres? Thriller mystery, detective mystery, fantasy mystery.
40 Adventurous thing I want to do? Hike parts of the Appalachian Trail.
41 Something I would like to try? The stinky ammonia smelling fish in Iceland.
42 Optimistic or pessimistic? Apparently I’m more optimistic than think I am.
43 Favorite TV show? Stranger Things.
44 Skill you want to learn? Patience.
45 Something from your childhood that you still have? Bear and nother bear. All my Ghostbusters toys and wrestling figurines.
46 If I had a chance to change something what would it be? The 2016 election.
47 What would I do to calm myself? Breathing exercises.
48 When do you find yourself singing? Always.
49 What do you consider unforgivable? Being a hypocrite with your faith.
50 Have you ever sleepwalked? Not that I’m aware of.
51 If you got a chance to go somewhere outrageous, where would it be?
The Met Gala or the Oscar Vanity Fair party. I don’t actually care about them, but they feel outrageous to me.
52 What is your dream career?
Retirement or a trust fund.
53 An impossible wish?
The end of American Christian hypocrisy.
54 Who is my greatest role model?
My dad. & Winston Churchill minus the racist stuff.
55 If I could live in any home on a television series, what would it be?
Jay & Gloria’s house in Modern Family.
56 Favorite song currently?
We Americans by The Avett Brothers.
57 Advice for future children?
Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
58 How do you handle jetlag?
Like any good person, with booze. But actually, just trying to get on the local time as quickly as possible.
59 Describe your style?
Classic Mountain Prep.
60 Oxfords or Brogues?
Oxfords, though both have their place.
61 What’s a guilty pleasure you have?
Ice cream, cheesecake, Star Wars animated series.
62 Favorite Star Wars Character?
63 Biggest pet peeve?
Ignoring basic acts of human decency; not returning shopping carts, being rude to service line employees, not making eye contact or saying hello, not holding a door, etc.
64 If you could raid the closet of anyone, whose would it be?
Ryan Reynolds or Galahad/Harry Hart in Kingsman.
65 What’s your schedule these days?
It changes daily.
66 Have you ever broken a bone?
67 Who’s your style icon?
68 Ideal day?
Every day with you is ideal.
69 Favorite movie as a child?
70 Last show you’ve binge watched?
71 First toy you had?
72 What can you see from your window?
73 What’s for dinner today?
Chick-fil-A. (On Wednesday)