Brian K. & Regina

What will you spend your $25 on? Brian: some comics or small toys that I cannot stop buying. Regina: Tokyopop comics and toys, probably some Ceres or Kare Kano books

How long have you been visiting TATE’S? Both: approx 7 years

How old are you? 26 & 24

How do you make a living? Brian: Prepared Foods Team Leader at Whole Foods Market. Regina: Financial Advisor

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living?
Brian: I would build, own and operate a huge tiki bar.

Do you have any pets? No.

Do you have any tattoos? Brian: A squid on the leg and a Venus from a Dali painting on my arm.

What was you favorite toy as a child? Brian: As a child, the Star Wars B-Wing fighter was the best. It was large, it came with a pilot, it made noise and when the space battles got a little intense, you could use it like a baseball bat to beat on your little brother. Now the McFarlene Jaws boat and shark set rules supreme. Regina: She-ra doll and horse…ya know…She-Ra: Princess of Power!!!

What is your most bizarre childhood memory? Brian: My family and me were out of town, somewhere, and someone smashed into us at a gas station. They took off and my Dad chased them around the city for a while trying to get a license plate number. Looking back, the whole chase thing was straight out of Grand Theft Auto, it was pretty weird.

What is the one thing that irritates you the most?
Brian: Styrofoam

What is your favorite smell? Brian: The smell when it just starts to downpour rain on a hot day.

What do you collect? Brian: Old fishing poles and crab pots and pictures of sea captains and junk like that.

What are some of your hobbies? Brian: Playing music and drinking.

What is your favorite Comic/Manga? Brian: I love the old Frank Miller Daredevil and certain blocks of X-men comics, but currently the New Avengers has my attention. Regina: best one yet is Kodocha.. the art is great and the story is emotionally involving-the comic is so different from the anime so read the comic instead (its way better)!

What is your favorite Cartoon/Anime? Brian: Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law. Regina: Inu-Yasha and Teen Titans… l like the Puffy Ami Yumi song and Starfire is pretty cute.

What is your most favorite movie? Brian: The Royal Tenenbaums. Regina: my favorite anime movie is Please Save My Earth… Although when I first heard the ad I thought it said “please save my earth…from this video…” when it was actually “from viz video”… hee hee.

What is your favorite bumper sticker? Brian: “Support your right to arm bears”

What is your favorite T-Shirt? Brian: I have a shirt with some of Dalek’s space monkeys on it.

What is your Dream Car? Brian: A chromed out Cadillac Escalade with big ol’ tires or the Care Bears cloud car.

What superpowers do you wish you possessed?Brian: The ability to be naturally good at video games, like that kid from the movie “The Wizard”. Regina: I wanna have Jedi mind tricks… to use on Brian… “You want to buy me lots of comics…”

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be?
Brian: Jared from the Subway ads or Bono.

What Character on The Simpsons do you identify most with?
Brian: Duffman, oh yeah. Regina: Lisa

Most treasured possession? Brian: My Kimball swinger 500 organ.

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