Wednesday July 24, 2019
20 Questions with Bob Schneider
Get to know one of Austin's most celebrated musicians—Bob Schneider. DON'T FORGET: Catch Bob in concert August 31 at the Brookshire Brothers Patio in Canyon Lake, TX.
If you could hire any actor to play you in a movie, who would it be?
A young Kris Kristofferson would be nice if time travel is allowed.
What advice would you give to your younger self?
Start having kids earlier and don't go looking for happiness in others.
What nickname does your wife have for you?
No nicknames that I can say in public. A good day is a day she doesn't use any other nickname than "babe."
What’s the farthest place you’ve traveled?
I grew up in Germany and traveled around Europe a lot as a kid.
What is your go-to guy movie?
John Wick is a perfect movie, and I guess it's a guy movie.
If you were President for the day, what would you do?
Find out the truth about the alien conspiracy stuff.
Choose one song as your life’s theme song.
Probably "Making It Up" from my last album Blood and Bones.
Your car is on fire. What is the one thing you would save?
Nothing, unless my kids are in the car.
What is your favorite midnight snack?
Ben and Jerry's Cherry Garcia ice cream.
Nike or Under Armor?
If you could have dinner with 3 people (dead or alive), who would they be?
Jesus, Mark Strand (favorite poet), and Elvis.
Do you have an irrational fear of any creature?
I don't like mice or rats.
Favorite words of wisdom?
If someone starts with "I'm not going to lie to you," they're definitely going to lie to you.
What actor would you ask to narrate your life?
What super-power would you like to have?
Invisibility. I like the idea of being able to listen in on what people are saying sometimes.
Golf or football?
Dream teams you would want to play each other in the Super Bowl?
85' Bears vs. 92' Cowboys
Mexican food or BBQ?
If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be?
Rachael Ray's dog.
How much of your success is due to hard work/skill and how much to luck?
100% hard work—unless you take into consideration how handsome I am, then 100% good luck. :)