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Outsider of the Week: Joanie J.

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by mindy strouse, for outsideleft.com
originally published: July, 2005
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by mindy strouse, for outsideleft.com
originally published: July, 2005
You too can be OutsideLeft's Outsider of the Week and receive free stuff.

Each week we offer a profile of an outsideleft reader. This is purely voluntary and as they used to say about dating Chris Evert, the line is long, but it moves pretty fast... So, c'mon, whore yourself a little for our entertainment...

 

Name: Joanie J. (I'm the scared-looking one in the photo)

Age: 23
Hometown: Ontario, Canada
Something About It: The beer is a lot stronger here.
Transport: A mid-priced GT mountain bike - nope, I don't have a car.
What do you do for money: Part-time receptionist, full-time student (art major)
Preferred Musicians/Music: Rooney, Phantom Planet, The Postal Service, The Killers, Chet Baker, Elliot Smith, Hot Hot Heat - fluffy boy band stuff.
Likes: Jane Austen, the OC, film studies, rugby, rugby players, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Elizabeth Frasier, tongue clucking and finger wagging, the Roman empire
Dislikes: Eminem and all other current hip-hop, modern poetry, guys at bars, city workers, bad breath, bloody steaks, human odors.
Most embarrassing moment: My mom found my vibrator in my nightstand. A classic, I'm sure.

 

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