August 5th, 2009

Ice King, Adventure Time

Writer's Block Answers 3

If a friend asked you for some new music recommendations, what would you suggest? That is actually the subject of a future audio blog. I'll sum it up in a few short words. Nothing recent has been good.

What news source do you use most often? Anime News Network and GoNintendo! Oh, you mean real news? Then CNN.

Sam and Diane, Ross and Rachel, Chuck and Blair—who is your favorite TV couple? Corey and Topanga, or Patti and Doug.

If you had to tighten your budget (or already have), what would be the easiest thing to cut? The thing I had to cut was spending.

All it takes is a blackout to realize how much we rely on electricity. What's your most memorable story from a power outage? That one time the lights went out, and it was really dark, and we sat there. Fun times.

What was the last great party you attended? Er....Project Graduation? Sad, I know...

Have you ever had a mentor or other influential person in your life who helped you along a certain path in school, work, or life in general? Yeah. I like this guy named Paul the Apostle. Maybe you've heard of him?

Happy Bastille Day! Today the French celebrate the event that sparked the French revolution. In honor of our Francophone friends, what is your favorite French thing? Bonus points for answers en français. My favorite French thing is the art of defeat.

Sum up your day in the form of a haiku.
Some Haikus Are Bad.
Most of them don't make much sense.

Name something you love but feel like you should have grown out of by now. Cartoons mainly.

What's the best thing you've seen or done this month? Will not make the horrendous "your mom" joke here...

Which modern invention do you think the world would be better off without? Can openers. Seriously, if you can't get your food out of a can with your bear hands THEN YOU DESERVE TO STARVE!!!!

Is there anything in your family that has been passed down from generation to generation, or from family member to family member? What is it? And who do you plan to pass it on to? High Blood pressure and heart disease. Thanks!

Who is your favorite lady detective from movies, books, or TV? Monk. He acts like one sometimes.

Do you know any party tricks that can impress a crowd? Or even just a little kid? I can sound like Satchmo if I try.

Solar eclipses, like the one visible in India and across Southeast Asia today, have often inspired violence, fear, and superstition in the past. What do they signify to you? It used to signify a good tv series, but now its just a painful reminder of what was.

What mistake made in your youth do you most regret now? Not taking that photograph of the high score I got at Donkey Kong. I coulda been a champ!

If you could only eat one kind of cuisine—Mexican, Thai, French, Italian, Indian, Chinese, etc.—for the rest of your life, which one would you choose? American all the way.

What's your favorite dessert? The one that isn't a lie.

From Dr. Polidori's Lord Ruthven to Stephenie Meyer's Edward Cullen, the annals of vampire lore are filled with attractive, charming bloodsuckers. Which one would you most want to be bitten by? Considering we are saturated mainly by MALE vampires, I would say Count Chocula.

Behind every great couple, there's often a great story. What's the best (nonfiction) how-we-met story you've heard? There were a married couple who worked in a side by side strip mall, he was a manicurist and she was a dentist. Now they are always fighting tooth and nail.

Would you rather have a small amount of something very good, or a large amount of something that's okay but not great? If you are talking about video games, small amount. If you are talking about anime....well, that's how it already is.

Happy birthday, J.K. Rowling! Which of her seven Harry Potter novels do you think is the most satisfying read? The one where Harry Potter reaches puberty and goes to summer camp to "find himself". Wait......

All of August stretches before us today—what is your prediction for this month's weirdest or most unexpected news story? A horse trailer runs into a traveling antique show truck, the horses take a dump on the antiques and the antique owners slap the horses away and are being sued by P.E.T.A. They want to sue for a "Knick Knack Patty Whack".

Have you ever found yourself enjoying something you had previously scorned as a cliché? What was it? Anime. Yes, I used to be opposed to anime. Look at me now! Just as pathetic as ever, but with more Kawaii power ^^;.

If you were to make a time capsule today to be opened in 50 years, what would you put in it? A copy of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up", only label it "Biggest hit of our time". Just joking. I'd put copies of the second batch of Haruhi Suzumiya episodes and label it "the most epic show of our time!" Ha ha ha ha....

Imagine you manage a coven of baseball-playing vampires. The Cullen family is really strong this year and you want to bring in a ringer. Which currently active MLB baseball player do you sire? This is the only answer I can give that doesn't involve scorn or confusion.

Post two truths and a lie about yourself as an answer to Writer's Block. Have people guess which is the lie in the comments.
This statement I write is true.
This statement I write is a lie.
This statement I write is not a paradox.

Wow, I feel like I can write all kinds of things now. Thanks Livejournal.....

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