2. Diamonds or pearls? No real feelings one way or the other....
3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Journey to the Center of the Earth in 3D.
4. What is your favorite TV show? The Wire.
5 . What do you usually have for breakfast? A cup of coffee.
6. What is your middle name? Robert Andreassi.
7. What food do you dislike? Eggplant.
8. What is your favorite CD at moment? In Times Like These by Arlo Guthrie
9. What kind of car do you drive? Whatever I rent from Enterprise when I need a car.
10 Favorite sandwich? Sopresatta and mustard.
11. What characteristic do you despise? Willful ignorance.
12. Favorite item of clothing? Don't really have a favorite as such....
13. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Key West -- or Italy.
14. Favorite brand of clothing? Don't really have one.
15. Where would you retire to? I'm a writer, we don't get to retire.
16. What was your most recent memorable birthday? Well, the most recent (39th) was spent at New York Comic-Con and was wonderful. However, the 15th (in Venice) and 30th (big party) were pretty memorable, too....
18. Farthest place you are sending this? I think I have readers in Australia....
19. Person you expect to send it back first? No idea.
20. When is your birthday? 18 April 1969.
21. Are you a morning person or a night person? Night. By a damn sight.
22. What is your shoe size? 9-ish. I think.
23. Pets? Two cats: Marcus and Aoki.
24. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share with us? Not really.
25. What did you want to be when you were little? A writer. Shit works out, sometimes...
26. How are you today? Sleepy.
27. What is your favorite candy? Good and Plenty.
28. What is your favorite flower? Roses.
29. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to? 4 November--the election.
30. What is your favorite pastime? Probably Christmas Eve with my family.
31 What are you listening to right now? MSNBC.
32. What was the last thing you ate? A Hydrox cookie about ten minutes ago.
33. Do you wish upon a star? Nope.
34. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Red.
35 How is the weather right now? Blah.
36. The first person you spoke to on the phone today? Haven't spoken to anyone on the phone today.
37. Favorite drink? Scotch.
38. Favorite restaurant? Serendipity 3.
39. Real hair color? Brown.
40. What was your favorite toy as a child? My Daniel Striped Tiger puppet (which I still have).
42. Hugs or kisses? Hugs.
43. Chocolate or Vanilla? Why not both?
44. Coffee or tea? Coffee.
45. Do you want your friends to email you back? Whatever.
46. When was the last time you cried? A while back.
47. What is under your bed? A metric ton of stuff. Also, occasionally, Marcus.
48. What did you do last night? Watched the debate and the postgame on MSNBC, and also Stargate Atlantis.
49. What are you afraid of? Being physically restrained.
50. Salty or sweet? Depends on what I'm eating.
51. How many keys on your key ring? Let's see: four for the home (two on our door, one front door, one garage), two for my cousin's place, four for my parents' place, and one for the PO box.
52. How many years at your current job? Ten.
53. Favorite day of the week? I'm freelance -- days of the week don't really matter....
54. How many towns have you lived in? Three cities, but five counties.
55. Do you make friends easily? Yup.
56. How many people will you send this to? Everyone who reads this puppy.
57. How many will respond? As many as do.