A. journalist, merchant seaman, bookstore manager, clam and oyster shucker, crab cooker,
A. defense reporter
A. Walter Johnson High School, Bethesda MD, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem NC, University of Texas at Dallas
A. Cab Calloway
A. It's not an adventure, it's a job.
A. Never let the facts get in the way of a good story!
A. Having my daughter running up to me yelling ""Dadda!"
A. Becoming a Hack
A. Right here in Dallas is fine to be honest, though I'm starting to miss Prague
A. Either Mel Blanc or Groucho Marx
A. Lou Reed
A. Gauleiter, quadruplet, goat glands, Jeste jedno kaficko, a sodovku, prosim
A. not joining the foreign legion
A. Getting publicly denounced at a banquet by the Vice Chief of Naval Operations (surface warfare) who didn't realize I was there
A. Endless curiosity
A. A Turtle
A. My sense of humor
A. George Smiley
A. I would love to meet Charlemagne so I could tell him; "Ultimately you were successful. It just took a lot longer than you thought."
A. Bullies, know-it-alls, Alpha-dogs, bad tippers
A. Cooking, drawing, raking leaves,
A. Producer for This American Life
A. Kindness, trustworthiness, finishing what you start
A. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
A. Friend of the Devil, Vaseline Machine Gun, Beware Brother Beware, Wild Horses, Fairytale of New York