What's on your bedside table?
My alarm clock, headphones for my computer, my telephone, a half-eaten but sealed can of cajun spice macadamia nuts, a sealed bag of dried cherries, my watch, a couple of pens, a CD-ROM, tissues, some paperwork, a lamp, a bottle of water.
What is the geekiest part of your music collection?
A near-complete collection of Allan Sherman on vinyl.
What do you eat when you raid the fridge late at night?
Cereal and milk, cheese, ice cream, or yogurt.
What is your secret guaranteed weeping movie?
I don't have one.
If you could have plastic surgery, what would you have done?
I'd have the scar from my upper lip removed.
Do you have a completely irrational fear?
No; only rational ones.
What is the little physical habit that gives away an insecure moment?
I have a hard time looking someone in the eye.
Do you ever have to beg?
Sometimes, but not for money.
Are you a pyromaniac?
A bit. I prefer charcoal grills to gas for that reason.
Do you have too many love interests?
Do you know anyone famous?
Depends on a) how you define "famous" and b) how you define "know." For most mundane definitions the answer is probably "yes."
Describe your bed.
Queen-size with a Sealy posturpedic mattress, 100% cotton sheets, a 100% cotton flannel comforter, and four pillows.
Who should play you in a movie about your life?
Sally Field, but she'd have to bleach her hair to match.
Do you know how to play poker?
What do you carry with you at all times?
Swiss Army knife, wallet, pens, tissues, my Palm IIIxe, and I always wear my watch.
How do you drive?
On the road.
What do you miss most about being little?
Are you happy with your given name?
What was the last song you were listening to?
"Legolas" by Mary Crowell.
How much money would it take to get you to give up the Internet for one year?
Ten billion tax-free dollars.
What color is your bedroom?
Off-white walls, off-white carpet, blue bedding, rosewood furniture.
Have you ever been in a play?
Have you ever been in love?
Do you talk a lot?
Do you like yourself and believe in yourself?
Have you ever done any illegal drugs?
Not really. I tried pot in college; it made me nauseous.
Do you think you're cute?
Do you consider yourself to be a nice person?