Annie Lou Bayly: The FishbowlDC Interview

Say hello to DailyCandy‘s D.C. editor Annie Lou Bayly.

How many suits do you own? A cocktail suit, an evening suit, and a snow suit.

What word do you routinely misspell? Capitol/capital which is inexcusable because I’ve lived in this city my whole life.

Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Not yet but I read the story.

Did you see The Da Vinci Code? Not yet but I saw the Ginevra de’ Benci.

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

What time did you get up this morning? 6am

When did you last cry and why? At 6am this morning when I was awoken by the sound of Calypso.

Which of the seven deadly sins are you? Well, you can’t really be a sin so I’ll say none.

Beach, city or country? Cote d’azur absolument.

Would you say you’re cute? Pretty? Hot? Beautiful? Depends on the lighting.

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)

What color is your bathroom? Dark.

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? A couple hundred including a lot of luxury timepieces spam.

What’s your opinion of New York City? Cute in winter, pretty in spring, hot in summer, beautiful in fall.

What’s your favorite letter? Upsilon.

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? The other DailyCandy editors.

Have you ever downloaded a podcast? If so, which one? Yes. Tim Gunn’s Project Runway podcasts.

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

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? Recently to help clean up Marvin Gaye park.

Who is your favorite active journalist? I prefer passive journalists.

What did you have for breakfast? Blueberries.

What’s your favorite item of clothing? A Gaultier skirt with Russian words on it.

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Sunblock.

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? To spell all words correctly.

Better role model: GIJoe? Barbie? Can you me more specific? Which Barbie are we talking about?