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Outsider of the Week: Joanie J.

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by mindy strouse, for outsideleft.com
originally published: July, 2005
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Name: Joanie J. (I'm the scared-looking one in the photo)

Age: 23
Hometown: Ontario, Canada
Something About It: The beer is a lot stronger here.
Transport: A mid-priced GT mountain bike - nope, I don't have a car.
What do you do for money: Part-time receptionist, full-time student (art major)
Preferred Musicians/Music: Rooney, Phantom Planet, The Postal Service, The Killers, Chet Baker, Elliot Smith, Hot Hot Heat - fluffy boy band stuff.
Likes: Jane Austen, the OC, film studies, rugby, rugby players, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Elizabeth Frasier, tongue clucking and finger wagging, the Roman empire
Dislikes: Eminem and all other current hip-hop, modern poetry, guys at bars, city workers, bad breath, bloody steaks, human odors.
Most embarrassing moment: My mom found my vibrator in my nightstand. A classic, I'm sure.

 

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