It's been over a year since my last one and I feel like talking about myself. So, FAQ 2009:
Q. Are you from here?
A. No, I'm from Wisconsin. I moved to Portland from Louisville, KY in January.
Q. Why don't you have an accent?
A. My folks are from Illinois and I grew up in a college town. Though since living in Louisville, I put a Southern twang on some words.
Q. Why Portland?
A. I've wanted to live in the Northwest since high school and I *had* four friends living here. Two have since moved back to Louisville. Also, it's good for my comics "career".
Q. What can I get for you?
A. Nothing. I don't even know why I came to this bar, it's not like I have any money.
Q. What do you do?
A. I'm currently unemployed, so mostly I look for jobs, draw and drink. Sometimes I sew stuff. Also, I have an internship doing historical research for a graphic novelist.
Q. Will you sew me something?
A. Will you pay me for it?
Q. Are you in school?
A. Yes, I am taking Japanese at Portland Community College.
Q. How are you?
A. A little bit stressed out, occasionally lonely and usually hungry. Otherwise, doin' pretty good.
Q. Are you going to blah blah blah house show this weekend?
A. I don't know. I keep having ridiculous anxiety fits everytime I go out.
Q. Will you bring me bread?
A. I don't work at a bakery anymore, sorry dude.
Q. What's your degree in?
A. I have a history degree, with an emphasis in East Asian history.
Q. Who cuts your hair?
A. Rachel, Meagan or Daniel.
New additions for Portland:
Q. Whatever happened with you and ______?
A. Fuck if I know.
Q. Who are you?
A. I'm Paris' roommate.
Q. Need anything from the Food Whole?
A. Nah, I'm good.
Q. Since you can't get a job, why don't you just go to grad school?
A. I want to get residency first and I don't even know if PSU has the program I want and it'll take a bunch of work but mostly I'm just SCARED!
Q. Know how I know you're gay?
A. Because I listen to Coldplay?