Noel Russell

What are your three favorite television dramas of all time?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, JAG, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

What are your three favorite television comedies of all time?
All time? How about right now? The Mindy Project, New Girl, and Community.

What prematurely aborted or cancelled television series (and its consequent lack of closure) has left you utterly empty inside? 
Freaks and Geeks and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

What do you consider to be the most satisfying television series finale ever? 
The Wonder Years

What is a favorite film that you consider to be obscure or unknown to others?
I’m Reed Fish, Elizabethtown

What is a film you have seen that you consider to be an unforgivable waste of your precious time?
Just because I know it will annoy another contributor: The Foot Fist Way.

What are your three favorite films of all time?
Clueless, Elizabethtown, A Knight’s Tale

Who are three film directors whose work you admire?
Joss Whedon, M. Knight Shyamalan, Guy Ritchie

What are your three favorite music groups?
Thrice, Jimmy Eat World,  The Civil Wars

Who is your favorite dead musician of any era?
This implies that I could like a dead musician from a future era. Which just confuses me and makes me think of Ziggy Stardust… I don’t know

What are your three desert island albums?
I only need one: Bleed American by Jimmy Eat World

What music group or performer would you like to punch in the face?
LMFAO. What? How? Sometimes I think the people driving the popular music machine have fallen asleep.

What are your three favorite books?
The Elegance of the HedgehogThe History of LoveThe Book Thief

What well known voice would you like to have read you to sleep each night?
Is there any other choice than Morgan Freeman? Maybe Zachary Quinto… Ooh, or now that I think about it Zach Braff might be alright. Or George Clooney. Well, I guess most people would be better than Fran Drescher.

Who is your favorite stand-up comic?
Okay, I’ve only had a brief education in stand up comedy. But it’s probably tied for Demetri Martin and Aziz Ansari. They both make me laugh, a lot, and in totally different ways.

Who is your favorite cartoon character?
Spinelli

Who is your favorite fictional villain?
Professor Moriarty. Especially the way Andrew Scott depicts him. Genius.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?
Charlie

Who are your favorite sports teams?
Probably Gryffindor. Or Unicorns. Those are teams, right?

What fantasy sports do you play?
If it came down to Zombies vs. Unicorns, I’d most likely pick unicorns. Even though literally every person I know would make fun of me. I’m so okay with it, I’m putting it on the interweb.

What are your best sports moments as a fan?
Okay, seriously? When Missy Franklin did the 100M backstroke in 58.33… Definitely one of the coolest moments to me.