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Chris Mincher: The FishbowlDC Interview

cmincher.jpgSay hello to The Onion’s Washington Editor Chris Mincher.

How many suits do you own? Definitely two, possibly three.

What word do you routinely misspell? Gallimaufry.

Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Yes.

Did you see The Da Vinci Code? Yes.

What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Tyrone.

What time did you get up this morning? 7:22 am.

When did you last cry and why? This morning, I burned my waffles.

Which of the seven deadly sins are you? Wrath. Definitely wrath.

Beach, city or country? Whichever one Tijuana falls under.

Would you say you’re cute? Pretty? Hot? Beautiful? Pretty.

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)


What color is your bathroom? White.

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? None of your business.

What’s your opinion of New York City? A little too incontrovertible.

What’s your favorite letter? It’s a tie between O and S.

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Clark Kent.

Have you ever downloaded a podcast? If so, which one? No.

Who’s your all-time favorite American Idol candidate? Beyonce.

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? Helped coach a Special Olympics basketball team earlier this year in Alexandria.

Who is your favorite active journalist? Ty Pennington.

What did you have for breakfast? I refer you to: “When did you last cry, and why?”

What’s your favorite item of clothing? Sweatband.

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Why does everyone keep asking me this?

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? Glow in the dark.

Better role model: GIJoe? Barbie? G.I. Joe, because he shoots people with machine guns.

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