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Bob Madigan: The FishbowlDC Interview

MadiganFinal.jpgSay hello to WTOP’s Bob Madigan.

What word do you routinely misspell? seperate (there I go again)

What’s the name of your cell phone ring? vibrate

What time did you get up this morning? 8 am

When did you last cry and why? a few days ago, grief

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? 200 and most are NOT spam

What’s your favorite letter? S

Read the rest when you click below…(and see previous FishbowlDC interviews: Julie Mason, David Shuster, Joe Curl, Alex Pareene, Peter Beinart, Jonah Goldberg, Megyn Kendall, Ana Marie Cox, Jim Brady, Howard Mortman, Amy Argetsinger, Jose Antonio Vargas, Chuck Todd, Tom Gottlieb, Kelly Ann Collins, David von Drehle, David Lat, Mark Leibovich, Zain Verjee, David Plotz, Paul Kane, Karen Travers, Mark Halperin, Hugo Gurdon, Greg Kelly,Ken Rudin, John Dickerson, Anne Schroeder, Spencer Ackerman, Bret Baier, Bob Sellers, Greta van Susteren, Danielle Jones, Jonathan Salant, John McCalla, Pam Hess, Ryan Grim, Marc Ambinder, Marty Kady, Jack Shafer, Annie Lou Bayly, Jerry Zremski, Charlie Cook, Dave Hughes, Howard Fineman, Katie Tarbox, Mark Segraves, Chris Cillizza, Tom Sietsema, Bill Triplett, Robin Givhan, David Brody, Norah O’Donnell, Carl Cannon, Jordan Lieberman, David Folkenflik, Molly Henneberg, Ernesto Londono, Brody Mullins, Aaron Blake, Martha Raddatz, Andrew Sullivan, Christina Bellantoni, Shane Harris, Nora McAlvanah, Adam Nagourney, Erin McPike, Mike Memoli, Ju-Don Marshall Roberts, Arthur Delaney, Chris Mincher, Rachel Sklar, Laura Sullivan, Jeff Kosseff, Matthew Cooper, Scott McCrary, Dan Reilly, Jennifer Griffin, Ari Shapiro, Jonathan Kaplan, Rick Klein, Mike Allen, Olivier Knox, Erik Wemple, Nathan Burchfiel, Andrea Mitchell, Mike DeBonis, Anne Kornblut, April Ryan, Amy Morris, Keith Koffler, <strongMark Silva, Ann Compton, Mark Knoller, Betsy Fischer, Katherine O’Hearn, Pamela Brown, Beverly Kirk, Wendell Goler, Glenn Kessler, Susan Page, Michael Crowley, Claudia Milne, Kelly Dinardo, Bruce Becker, Michael Rogers, Paul Schur, Diana West, Eric Nuzum, Bill Adair, Jonathan Ward, Jennifer Sergent, Jeffrey Goldberg, Ken Silverstein, Dana Milbank, Mark Murray, Katherine Lewis, Joe Mathieu, Chrystia Freeland, Sam Youngman, Christopher Dorobek, Greg Mitchell, Candy Crowley, Steve Chaggaris, James Pindell, Linda Kramer, Reid Wilson, Jay Newton-Small, Dan Steinberg Susan Ferrechio, Matt Labash, Gene Weingarten, Ron Allen, Kimberly Dozier, Perry Bacon, Jim Mills, Erin Hartigan, Lindsay Applebaum)

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What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Jim Farley

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? tomorrow June 7, 2008 Komen National Race for the Cure

Who is your favorite active journalist? Dana Milbank

What did you have for breakfast? Oatmeal and coffee (not mixed together)

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Toilet paper

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? flying

Red or white wine? Red

PG-13 or R? R

Lincoln, Jefferson or Washington Memorial? Lincoln Memorial

Leg or breast (chicken, of course) Leg

Friday night or Saturday night? Both are work nights for me.

“Wedding Crashers” or “Old School” “Wedding Crashers”

The Palm or Cafe Milano? Cafe Milano

Yankees or Red Sox? Red Sox (grew up in Mass. learning disappointment early)

Jenna or Barbara? Barbara

McSteamy or McDreamy? McDreamy

Leno or Letterman? toss up

Stewart or Colbert? Stewart

Boxers or briefs? briefs.

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