which would you pick: being world-class attractive, a genius or famous for doing something great? I'm already world-class attractive, and I'm already a genius, so I'd settle for famous for doing something great (and yes, I know you're gonna want me to tone that ego down).

what would you do if you were invisible for a day? Freak out, because who the fuck goes invisible just for a day?

what's one choice you really regret? One comes to mind, but it's private.

what's your favorite smell in the whole world? Fresh ground coffee.

who's your celebrity crush? I'm not really one to crush on celebrities. I do like the more sultry looking ones though, so Eva Green, Dita, ladies along those lines.

what's on your bucket list? At some point, I wanted to do the whole settling down, having a family, become a father. Now, I'm not so sure.

what is more difficult for you, looking into someones eyes when you are telling someone how you feel, or looking into someones eyes when they are telling you how they feel? I don't think either one if them is good, but I'll go with being the one telling them how I feel. I hate that shit.

what was your best drop the mic moment? Something that happened in Florida a few months back.

who or what is your nemesis? Myself.

if you had to spend $10,000 today, how would you spend it? New wardrobe, new suits. All my good ones have been ruined, or spray painted purple and green. Don't ask.

if you could re-do one day in your life, which would it be and why? HA. I have way too many answers to this, so I'm keeping this private.

if you could do anything or wish anything, what would it be? I'd wish to re-do the last few months.

what childish thing do you still enjoy? Are video games still considered childish? I don't play them a lot, but. Maybe puzzles? Like jigsaw puzzles.

what long shot have you taken that really paid off? When that's happened, I'll let you know. None of my long shots have paid off.

what is the most useless thing you know how to do? Tie a cherry stem with my tongue. Though some might say that's not useless.

what are you tired of hearing about? Trump.

what is something that most people get wrong? Their impression of me, I'm a lot deeper than people realize.

what double standard is ridiculous and needs to be ended? Literally anything that equates to a woman not getting equal pay. Or that a man can sleep around and he's applauded for it, but a woman is called a slut. There are so many answers to this.

what was the worst purchase you've ever made? The burrito I got in Vegas. There were chicken bones in it.

what do you believe even though you know it's probably wrong? That everything is enviable.

in what ways do you hold yourself back? When I don't feel as though I am being trusted, or I am not getting the same amount of effort back that I give out.

what do you consider a wasted life? Not doing anything. Go explore the world a little.

what stops people from understanding themselves? Being honest with themselves about who they are.

where do you go when you want to be alone? The library, or a hole in the wall bar down the street.

what's your favorite scene in a movie?

if you could choose your last words what would they be? Why would I want to choose my last words? And if I am choosing them, how am I going out? Am I dying in a blaze of glory? Or am I dying suddenly? There are a lot of questions before I can even get to answering this.

if you woke up tomorrow with no fear, what would you do first? Oh I live like that once a month. It's a blast, let me tell you. Note the sarcasm.

what is the one thing that makes you feel alive? Breathing.

how do you deal with failure? Pick up, figure out what went wrong, try again.

do you believe in second chances? Yes.

what is the sound you love the most? The quiet sounds of the city when everyone is sleeping. So the early morning sounds.

what is the sound you hate the most? My alarm clock.

what is your favorite word? Fuck.

what is your least favorite word? Goodbye.

What's one of your favorite subjects to talk about? I guess I'd say the subject that I teach, which is Criminal Justice. But that's not really a party time favorite, so really I'll talk your ear off about anything if you ask.

Are you an open book or more closed off to allowing others to get to know you? Closed off, letting people read more chapters as they get to know me and as I get to trust them. I used to be an open book, things change.

Out of the seven deadly sins, which is the most tempting to you on a daily basis? Lust.

If/when you have the munchies, what's the first food you grab for? Chocolate chip cookies, or Peppermint ice cream.

Would you rather be poor and happy or rich and miserable? What if I'm happy and rich?

how would you describe ‘freedom' in your own words? When you feel the desire to do this.

what would your last meal be? Rib eye steak and lobster.

what's your most prized possession? My car.

what's been your biggest accomplishment in the last five years? Still teaching.

what's the best decision you've ever made? I think the initial decision to quit being a lawyer and go into teaching, that was a good one.

when is it okay to lie? When it's to keep from hurting someone.

which of the seven deadly sins are you most guilty of? Lust.

what did you want to be when you were growing up? A scientist like my parents.

what's a song that really means something to you? Baby Got Back, clearly.

what are your top three favorite books and why? It's been a long time since I have read something that wasn't purely academic. The last book I read was World War Z, but I wouldn't call it a favorite. I'll have to get back to you on this.

what is your worst habit? Smoking.

what turns you off? what turns you on? Turns offs include people who don't shower, selfishness, jealousy (not the fun kind), and not being able to be completely honest. Turn ons would be honesty, a good sense of humor...and nice breasts and ass, I don't discriminate.

if you weren't teaching, what would you want to do with your life? I'd most likely go back to being a criminal defense lawyer, because I was damn good at what I did. (Much to the dismay of a lot of people).

what's the top place you want to travel to and what's the firs thing you'd do when you got there? Australia, Italy, and Ireland. Not sure what I'd do first there, but I imagine checking into a hotel would be first...?

Zoolander, my spirit animal. Is that what the kids say? Do the kids still say that?

what was your first impression of me. That you were cute and needed a friend. And that you had to turn down the flirting, because you needed to give yourself more credit than you were. All of which I believe I told you anyway.

if money was no object, what would be the most outlandish thing you would buy for yourself? A private jet.

what does it feel like when doves cry?

when was the last time you said something you regret. Pick a month in 2017.

describe your ideal woman. Sultry, knows what she wants and how to get it. Isn't afraid to speak her mind. Kind. Good sense of humor, but isn't down on herself either.

do you believe in fate? Sometimes.

tell us your most embarrassing sex story. HAHA NO. You also know most of these anyway.

do you still want to be the focus of my tawdry romance novel? You mean your Erotic Friend Fan Fiction? Yes. I better be the damn lead character.

who do you admire. My friends. Each have a battle they've beaten or are going through still, and I admire the strength it takes to keep going.

who was your favorite student? (every answer other than me is wrong, clearly.) Goddammit, Roxy.

if you were going to do an oceans 11 type heist, who would you want on your squad? what would be your special skill? Most likely my usual crew of friends. I'd like to think I'd be the Frank Sinatra/George Clooney of the group.

why do you drive on a parkway and park on a driveway? Because the English language is fucked up.

am i annoying you yet? You're lucky I like you.

if you could switch places with anyone, who would you switch with? Ben or Jason. For the amusement factor, obviously.

favorite tv show/book/musician. I'll do the favorites of right now, because those change for me often. TV: Game of Thrones & Westworld. Book: I'll get back to you on that. Musician: TV on the Radio.

how much alcohol have you consumed while answering these questions? None actually, are you surprised?

what have you done that you're most proud to have achieved? I think hitting 40 was a pretty good achievement to make last year. We'll see how this year goes on the 25th.

if you had just one wish, what would it be? That life wasn't so fucking complicated. For everyone.

what animal best represents you and why? God, I hate these types of questions, because I can never think of a good answer for them. I want to say "tiger" but that seems really overdone. Or "hyena" but that'd just be me making fun of myself.

would you rather explore a new planet or the deepest parts of the ocean? why? New planet. I've always been more fascinated with space than with the depths of the ocean.

in what ways are you the same as your childhood self? I'm still fighting myself.

Best advice you've ever received? To know when to shut up once in a while and enjoy the silence.

What is something you can't live without? Oxygen.

A lyric you currently have stuck in your head? Thanks to Roxy, it is "this is what it sounds like when doves cry".