Q. Geekiest part of your music collection?
A: The complete Tom Lehrer.
Q: What do you eat when you raid the fridge at night?
A: I don't. No, really. But probably I'd go straight for the cheese.
Q: What is your secret guaranteed weeping movie?
A: Crouching Tiger.
Q: What's a weird thing that you do everyday?
A: Weird? Um. I do plenty of stuff as every day routine, but I wouldn't call it weird.
Q: Do you have a completely irrational fear?
A: Heights. I get vertigo. I ride rollercoasters to get over it.
Q: What is a physical habit that gives away your insecurities?
A: Wearing layers of baggy clothing.
Q: Do you know anyone famous?
A: I worked with Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld ten years ago. Does that count?
Q: Do you know how to play poker?
A: Well, I know the rules.
Q: What do you carry with you at all times?
A: My hiptop.
Q: What do you miss most about being little?
A: Innocence; the belief that the world wasn't horrible.
Q: Are you happy with your given name?
A: No. I switched to using my initials and a nickname derived from them 20 years ago, and haven't looked back. The first thing a self-made man should do is name himself, as one of those early movie producer dudes once said. Allegedly.
Q: How much money would it take to give up the internet?
A: Uh. How much money would it take for me to give up air?
Q: What colour is your bedroom?
A: Off white.
Q: What was the last song you listened to?
A: Some cheesy trance thing on a Paul Oakenfold mix disk.
Q: Have you ever been in a play?
Q: Do you like yourself and believe in yourself?
Q: Do transient, homeless, or starving people sometimes annoy you?
A: Does being consumed with guilt equate to being annoyed?
Q: Do you consider yourself to be a nice person?
A: Yes, mostly.
Q: What's one thing you wish you could do but can't?
A: Stay thin.
Q: What's one instrument you wish you could play?
A: Guitar. I like to say I practice it, but I sure don't play it.
Q: What's something you love and hate?
Q: What kind of bedding do you use?
A: A wool comforter and a cotton blanket under that. No sheets. Hate feeling confined by sheets.
Q: What’s one language you want to learn?
Q: What do you order at a bar?
Q: Have you ever pierced your body parts?
A: Yeah. Cough.
Q: Do you have any tattoos?
A: No, but sometimes I think about it.
Q: Would you admit to getting plastic surgery if confronted?
A: Yeah, if I'd ever had any done.
Q: Do you drive stick?
A: I refuse to drive anything else.
Q: What's one trait you hate in a person?
A: Ignorance; or rather, being content with being ignorant.
Q: What kind of watch do you wear?
Q: Do you consider yourself materialistic?
A: No, despite all the crap I've collected.
Q: What do you cook best?
A: I can stirfry anything and make it edible.
Q: Favourite writing instrument?
A: Powerbook. Or these days a Macbook.
Q: Do you prefer to blend in or stand out?
A: Blend in.
Q: What is one car you will never buy?
Q: What kind of books do you like to read?
A: Anything written by somebody who can construct a good English sentence.
Q: If you won the lottery, what would you do?
A: Invest it all. Retire somewhere cheaper to live (Oregon, maybe) if the income from the investments was good enough.
Q: Burial or cremation?
Q: What's one thing you are a sore loser at?
A: Hearts. I pitched a major fit last time I got creamed. And I always get creamed. I don't mind losing at Counterstrike. I get lots of practice losing that, too.
Q: Do you cry in front of your friends?
A: Not if I can help it.
Q: What kind of first impression do you think you give people?
Q: What's one thing you like to do alone?
A: Write. Read. Oh, wait, that's two.
Q: Are you a giver or a taker?
A: Goes both ways.
Q: How many drinks before you're tipsy?
Q: Do you ever have to beg?
Q: Do you think you're cute?
Q: Favourite communication method?