My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Comfort is the Enemy.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Crazy" by Seal, "Soul Power" by Maceo Parker, "All Along the Watchtower" (the Hendrix version), "Imagine" (or "Jealous Guy") by John Lennon and "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I think James Madison would be a great person to have a sit-down with about forms of representative government. I'd be curious about his impressions of modern democracy.
And I'd like to tell a young John Kennedy Toole to hold on.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Ignatius J. Reilly
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My relationship with my family.