Patrick McDonough


Congratulations to Patrick McDonough, our featured artist for the inaugural issue of Building 45. In the ancient tradition of rewarding people by punishing them, we asked Patrick the following questions, and he gave us the following answers.


Q What fails to inspire you to write?

A Hamburger Helper

Q Have you heard this one before?

A Yes, but not until next week

Q Which writer or artist would you pick as your Vice-President?

A Bukowski, but only because he is dead. He is still dead, right?

Q What time do you plan on waking up tomorrow?

A That depends, when is tomorrow?

Q According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, "adequate expression is rare"?

A Yes, and according to Sartre, “Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough”

Q What's the highest you've ever counted?

A - 68

Q True or false?

A Yes, I mean no.

Q If you could invent something, why would you?

A Infomercial groupies

Q Coffee, tea, soda pop, or pee?

A It depends on who is serving it I guess.

Q What seems like a reasonable height?

A Joe Dimaggio