O U T S I D E L E F T   stay i n d e p e n d e n t

Outsider of the Week: Blair S.

get the weekly Outsideleft newsletter
by mindy strouse, for outsideleft.com
originally published: July, 2005
You too can be OutsideLeft's Outsider of the Week and receive free stuff.

Each week we offer a profile of an outsideleft reader. This is purely voluntary and as they used to say about dating Chris Evert, the line is long, but it moves pretty fast... So, c'mon, whore yourself a little for our entertainment...


Name:
Blair S.

Age: 24
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Something About It: All the homeless and old people die when it gets hot during the summer.
Transport: A 1999 metallic green Honda Civic
What do you do for money: I'm a pencil pusher/bean counter for an insurance company.
Preferred Musicians/Music: Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ani DeFranco, The New Pornographers, The Postal Service, Rilo Kiley, Sufjan Stevens
Likes: Kermit the Frog, Gene Wilder, old Moserite guitars, Watching Deep Space Nine in my underwear while eating Cheetos, fish sticks swimming in ketchup/catsup
Dislikes: Braces, Lance Armstrong's arrogance, cell phones, seedless watermelons, Sex and the City, Chai Tea, Oprah Winfrey, Simon and Garfunkel.
Most embarrassing moment: Like an idiot in high school, I got incredibly drunk at a party and got talked into making out in a really vulgar manner with of my female friends - on video. I didn't think anything of it until about a week later when I found out the video was being traded on every file-sharing website in the world. Oh yeah, someone emailed the clip to my mom - that was pretty embarrassing.

 

Want to be OutsideLeft's the next Outsider of the Week?

Then contact us by email, send your answers to the questions above. Outsiders of the Week can receive valuable gifts from our sponsors...SPAN style="FONt-FAMILY: 'Arial Unicode MS'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">

 

[Incidentally, that's also the email address you'd want to use if you're interested in contributing to OutsideLeft. if you're interested in writing for us, tell us why and let us know what you want to write about and unless you're David Sedaris or Greil Marcus, be prepared to send us a few samples of your writing.]
see more stories from outsideleft's Culture archive »»

more stories you really could read...


thumb through the ancient archives:

search for something you might like...


sign up for the outsideleft weekly. a selection of new and archived stories every week. Or less.

View previous campaigns.

Beatles vs Stones, Blur vs Oasis, Man vs Wild... Blackberry vs iPhone
Apple and RIM are offering 3G visions... As yet maybe not bigger than Jesus, but bigger than Sgt Pepper's
Everybody Needs Their Own... Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Chef
Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Chef, Rob, tells what you would have to do to be like him.
Monster Mash
Luke Skinner lays into new monster movie Monsters... Monsters Stink even.
Happy Shopper #3: Shezad Dawood
Artist Shezad Dawood's latest work brings Hegel, Crazy Horse and Che Guevara together in a Bolivian jungle recreated in a Knightsbridge house.
Jamila Woods + Jagjaguwar = HEAVN / reissued
Jamila Woods' brilliant debut solo record, HEAVN, has been re-released by the way cool JagJaguwar label and there's a new video featuring Chance The Rapper
Revisiting Trespassers William
Some of our favorite things...