Arthur Delaney: The FishbowlDC Interview

Delaney2.jpgSay hello to ABC/The Hill/Washington City Paper freelancer Arthur Delaney.

How many suits do you own? Two

What word do you routinely misspell? “Receive”

Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Yes! when I was a barback at a joint on Capitol Hill they called me “Barback Mountain.”

Did you see The Da Vinci Code? NO.

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

What time did you get up this morning? 8

When did you last cry and why? Crying is for sissies.

Which of the seven deadly sins are you? Macho

Beach, city or country? City

Would you say you’re cute? Pretty? Hot? Beautiful? I can’t believe it’s not Fabio?

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)

What color is your bathroom? Rainbow!

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? 50

What’s your opinion of New York City? Too expensive; no longer cool.

What’s your favorite letter? A

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Brawny Man

Have you ever downloaded a podcast? If so, which one? I downloaded a bunch of Spanish lessons for a trip to Colombia in March, but I haven’t listened to them yet.

Who’s your all-time favorite American Idol candidate? I have never watched that show, but I looooove Kelly Clarkson. When “Since U Been Gone” comes on at a bar I just can’t stop screaming and jumping up and down.

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? An embarrassingly long time ago.

Who is your favorite active journalist? Clark Kent

What did you have for breakfast? The Washington Post

What’s your favorite item of clothing? Sweatpants

What one toiletry item could you not live without? I don’t need toiletry items to live. It’s part of being MACHO. Just ask Brawny Man.

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? Super laser eyeballs.

Better role model: GIJoe? Barbie? G.I. Barbie