Laura Sullivan: The FishbowlDC Interview

ls_can06_16_web_crop.jpgSay hello to NPR’s Laura Sullivan.

How many suits do you own? 3 suits, many jackets

What word do you routinely misspell? manageable

Did you see Brokeback Mountain? yes

Did you see The Da Vinci Code? yes

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

What time did you get up this morning? 8 am but I’m pregnant. If I get up earlier, I tend to throw up on my colleagues.

When did you last cry and why? Watching a made for tv movie Saturday afternoon. Maybe I’m hormonal.

Which of the seven deadly sins are you? Lust. Especially with expensive handbags.

Beach, city or country? Beach

Would you say you’re cute? Pretty? Hot? Beautiful? This question is a landmine.

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)

What color is your bathroom? Maybe a light chocolate milk.

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? Yesterday exactly 69. But one was warn my mailbox was over the size limit. So 68.

What’s your opinion of New York City? Love it.

What’s your favorite letter? B

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? My first high school boyfriend. I had to wait until he graduated to join the school paper because after we broke up he became the editor. I could have been years ahead of where I am now!

Have you ever downloaded a podcast? If so, which one? NPR!

Who’s your all-time favorite American Idol candidate? Sanjaya!

When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? The holiday coat drive.

Who is your favorite active journalist? Del Quentin Wilber

What did you have for breakfast? Croissant and grapes

What’s your favorite item of clothing? socks

What one toiletry item could you not live without? toothpaste

If you could have one superpower, which one would it be? To stop time.

Better role model: GIJoe? Barbie? 1992’s Teen Talk Barbie, preferably in Jay Leno’s specially-created Barbie Crystal Meth Lab.