A. Grocery store bag boy; Dollar store cashier; Student newspaper copy editor; Editorial assistant at a publishing house
A. Undergraduate: University of Georgia; Graduate: The New School
A. Ben Folds
A. Kill Bill (To cheat and count both volumes as one movie)
A. The Office (UK)
A. Work hard and be kind.
A. In a karaoke room singing "Don't Stop Me Now" by Queen.
A. Beatrix Kiddo
A. Dr. Frank-N-Furter
A. Worrying that I'm not writing enough.
A. Being Bill Murray's professional best friend.
A. It already is hummus.
A. "Philosophy" Ben Folds Five, "Surf Wax America" Weezer, "Fantasy" Mariah Carey, "Just LIke Heaven" The Cure, "Creeping Death" Metallica
A. Included among them are David Foster Wallace, Michael Chabon, M. T. Anderson, Sarah Dessen, David Mitchell, Flannery O'Connor, Orson Scott Card, Vladimir Nabokov, Margo Lanagan, Kate DiCamillo, Ian McEwan, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Ness, George R. R. Martin, J. D. Salinger, David Levithan, E. Lockhart, Guy Gavriel Kay
A. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M. T. Anderson, Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
A. Don't write what you think you should write; write what excites you.