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Q & A with GW - You Don't Know Me!

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Q: If you had to give up one favorite food, what would the most difficult?
A: Chocolate.

Q: Do you believe in luck?
A: Yes. As the old Hee-Haw song goes: If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all.

Q: Are you more of a talker or more of a listener?
A: It depends on who I am with, but mostly a listener.

Q: What's the best gift you've ever given?
A: I bought a bunch of kids ice cream who didn't have enough money to buy it. The full story is on my blog: How being nice can change the world!

Q: What's the best gift you've ever received?
A: I purchased my Rottweiler Nadia for only $20, which at that price it was almost a gift.

Q: If you won a million dollars what would you do with it?
A: $300,000 for a new house, $60,000 for a van with wheelchair lift, and the remaining money I would use to expand my company Clever Things, LLC.

Q: Would you rather be a vampire or a werewolf?
A: Vampire, unless as a werewolf I could mate with Taylor Lautner. ;)

Q: What would be the best thing about being a vampire / werewolf?
A: The stealth and flight of a vampire.

Q: Chocolate or Vanilla?
A: Chocolate.

Q: What was the best advice you've ever received?
A: "Your net worth and your self-worth are not related."

Q: What was the worst advice you've ever received?
A: "They won't sting you if you don't bother them." Total BS!

Q: What's one food you'll never eat again?
A: Kimchi, which is fermented cabbage.

Q: What message would you want to put in a fortune cookie?
A: Know that you are loved.

Q: What TV show makes you laugh the loudest?
A: Family Guy.

Q: If you could eat dinner with any person, dead or alive, who would it be and where would you go?
A: Out for pizza with Jimi Hendrix.

Q: If you could date any person, dead or alive, who would it be and where would you go?
A: I would go to the Virgin Islands on a date with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Q: If you could change your name, what would you change it to?
A: Gary DiCaprio? ;)

Q: If you could rid the world of one thing, what would it be?
A: Poverty.

Q: If you could go on vacation for the next month with an unlimited budget, where would you go?
A: Egypt.

Q: Would you rather work at a large company or a small one?
A: A small company.

Q: Who's your favorite musician?
A: A tie between Joe Satriani and Kirk Hammett of Metallica.

Q: What's the oldest piece of clothing you still own and wear?
A: Concert T-shirts from the 1980's.

Q: If you could have a super power, what would it be?
A: I want to fly.

Q: If you could instantly become fluent in another language, which language would you pick?
A: Tsalagi / Cherokee.

Q: What's your favorite season of the year?
A: Summer!

Q: What was the best movie you've ever seen?
A: A tough question and too many to name. I've always liked the classic story of The Gods Must Be Crazy.

Q: What was the worst movie you've ever seen?
A: Napolean Dynamite.

Q: What's the nicest thing someone's ever done for you?
A: A good friend "Spider" introduced me to my partner of over 13 years.

Q: What's the worst thing someone's ever done to you?
A: Cheated on me.

Q: If you could date any celebrity, who would it be?
A: Leonardo DiCaprio.

Q: What was your first paying job?
A: I worked in the pet department at Wal-Mart on Drake Avenue in Huntsville, AL.

Q: Who's the most talented person you know?
A: Joshuah Michael of Oh My Josh! He is an amazing dancer and I love every song he has ever released.

Q: If you were stranded on a desert island, which one person would you bring with you?
A: Leonardo DiCaprio.

Q: If you were stranded on a desert island, which one item would you bring with you?
A: A canoe so I wouldn't be stranded.

Q: Who's the smartest person you know?
A: I served in the Navy with Sky Barca who was a freakin' genuius from Hawaii.

Q: Who's the most underrated actor?
A: Voice actor Seth MacFarlane who does Family Guy and American Dad.

Q: Who's the most underrated musician?
A: Aaron Carter.

Q: What's your biggest fear?
A: I know it sounds crazy, but I'm afraid of those damn "grand daddy long legs" spiders. I will play with a tarantula, but I won't go near a daddy long-legs!

Q: If you were given a brand new yacht, what would you name it?
A: Struggler (after my band)

Q: Who's the sexiest man alive?
A: Leonardo DiCaprio

Q: Who's the sexiest woman alive?
A: Jessica Alba.

Q: What was the worst concert you went to?
A: I went to Ted Nugent and Lynyrd Skynyrd in Biloxi, MS. The show was great, but some drunk guy pissed on my leg.

Q: If you could have invented one thing, what would it have been?
A: The Internet.

Q: Are you a morning or night person?
A: Between my work and my disability, I am both.

Q: If you could ask God one question what would it be?
A: What is your excuse for Tipper Gore?

Q: Would you rather be rich or famous?
A: Rich.

Q: What would be the best workplace perk?
A: Good health insurance.

Q: If you could become any fictional character, who would you be?
A: The ugly guy from Total Eclipse.

Q: Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
A: It depends on who I am with: An introvert at first, then an extrovert once I feel comfortable with my surroundings.

Q: What was your worst travel experience?
A: One time the airline lost all of my luggage when I came home on leave from the Navy.

Q: What's one thing you own that you should probably throw away, but never will?
A: A piece of pottery I made in high school art class.

Q: If you could look like anybody, who would it be?
A: Taylor Lautner.

Q: If you could go only to one restaurant for the next five years, which would it be?
A: Thai Village in Duluth, GA. I would eat Panang Curry Chicken minus the veggies, iced tea, and coconut ice cream.

Q: What's your favorite city?
A: Atlanta, Georgia.

Q: If you could be invited to one person's birthday party, whose would it be?
A: Leonardo DiCaprio.

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