“There’s Definitely Some Low Level Endorphin Activity:” A TDQ Q&A With Writer And Hotel Chain Spokesman Tom Bodett

Tom Bodett

Light bulb technology has changed drastically in the last 25 years, but Tom Bodett is still "leaving the light on for you."

This week we chat with writer and Motel 6 spokesman Tom Bodett. Tom talks about his latest project, reveals to us the little-known secret about writing children’s books and tells us who he thinks should play him in the movie about his life. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with writer Tom Bodett

The Daily Quarterly: How did you hear about thedailyquarterly.com?

Tom Bodett: By reading all the way to the end of that question.

TDQ: How excited were you that The Daily Quarterly asked you for an interview?

Bodett: I would have to put it somewhere between starting the car and finding my wife has filled the gas tank and thinking all day that it’s trash pick-up day, then realizing it’s not. There’s definitely some low level endorphin activity.
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“Woodward Spoke To Me Once In The Elevator:” A TDQ Q&A With Journalist And Professor Jason Manning, Part 2

D.C. Reality Distortion Bubble

Occasionally insiders will wander outside the D.C. reality distortion bubble and accidentally get something done.

TDQ: What made you want to be a journalist?

Manning: I’ve always loved reading the news and other nonfiction writing. I also love telling people about something interesting they don’t already know about — which is not always an endearing trait.

TDQ: My daughter graduates high school in 2020. Should I just wait until then to call you about her journalism scholarship, or do we need to fill out some paperwork ahead of time?
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