RACHEL MADDOW INTERVIEW
aired February 29, 2017
RM What do you watch on TV?
DF The only thing on my TV is this popcicle stick box I made
in cub scouts. I hardly ever “watch” the box. To tell the truth, I hardly even look at it.
RM What chore do you most hate?
DF Cleaning the cat box after dinner guests have used it.
RM How many states have you lived in?
DF Let's see…confusion, Illinois and Texas. None of them
RM Would you bungee jump?
DF Sure, off a sofa.
RM Diamonds or pearls?
RM What’s your favorite cereal?
DF I don’t know, but I have very little patience with these
RM How do you vent your anger?
DF Stand by the stove, turn on the fan, up it goes.
RM What outfit are you wearing right now?
DF The usual. Little black dress, clown shoes.
RM What kinds of X-rays have you had?
DF So far only vision. In middle school I hung out by the girls’
RM Have you ever dyed your hair?
DF No, but I've lyved it to the fullest.
RM Living arrangements?
DF I vote yes.
RM If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
DF Okay, so some sorcerer is telling me, "I'm going to turn
you into a crayon. What color do you want to be?”
Instead of running out the door, I stand there musing
about what color I want to be when I'm a lifeless tube of
RM Can you name all of Santa's reindeer?
DF I think so. Larry, Curly…. No, Grumpy, Doc, Bashful....
No, Matthew, Mark, Luke...I'm not sure about Luke.
And of course Randolph.
RM Lights on the tree?
DF You bet. GO-CAUTION-STOP. WALK-DONT WALK.
Freaks out the pets.
RM Who is the easiest person to buy for?
DF A close friend of mine who's blind. I get him one of those
frames with a person's photograph already in it, and I tell
my friend it's of him. It’s a purely economic decision.
RM Thank you for this interview, Dennis.
DF No, thank you.
RM No, thank you.
DF No, thank you.