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Danielle Jones: The FishbowlDC Interview

medjones.bmpSay hello to Hotline’s Danielle Jones.

How many suits do you own? More bathing than business.

What word do you routinely misspell? Cincinnatti chilli.

Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Yes.

Did you see The Da Vinci Code? No.

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

What time did you get up this morning? You don’t want to know.

When did you last cry and why? When my alarm went off.

Which of the seven deadly sins are you? When I make my weekly 2-block drive to Taco Bell, I get the sloth-gluttony combo.

Beach, city or country? Beach, beach, beach.

Would you say you’re cute? Pretty? Hot? Beautiful? I have a great personality.

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)


What color is your bathroom? What?

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? Hundredsish.

What’s your opinion of New York City? It makes me appreciate DC even more.

What’s your favorite letter? Anything on a Triple Word score.

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

Have you ever downloaded a podcast? If so, which one? No, but the first one on my list is Hotline TV.

Who’s your all-time favorite American Idol candidate? The guy who said “Can you dig it?”

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? Not recently enough, but I wouldn’t tell you anyway.

Who is your favorite active journalist? Excluding all people I know personally: I’m a big Brian Williams fan.

What did you have for breakfast? Peanut butter, cereal, muffin, Teddy Grahams.

What’s your favorite item of clothing? The same winter hat I’ve loved for years.

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Things for containing my hair.

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? Do-overs.

Better role model: GIJoe? Barbie? Joe and all his fellow soldiers.

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