MEET THE TEAM: 25 Questions with Erik Raneo

ERIK RANEO, TALENT BUYER

Where you’re from: Oslo, Norway/Cape Cod

Favorite Spectacle memory: Pete introducing the Temptations with a bedazzled microphone

First/favorite concert experience: Green Day, when I was 14

Cake or pie? Pie

If given a plane ticket to leave today for anywhere in the world, you’d go to: Barcelona

Coffee or tea? Coffee

Tacos or spaghetti? Tacos

Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars

Cat or dog? Dog

Favorite movie? Children of Men

Do you collect anything? Vinyl

A karaoke song that you could CRUSH right now without any prep: Third-Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life”

Favorite Broadway musical: Chicago

A cause close to your heart: National MS Foundation

Congrats! You’ve just won $25 million in the lottery. What are the first three things you spend it on?

-        Student loans

-        Buy a bunch of musical equipment

-        Travel

Three words you’d use to describe yourself:

-        Cynical

-        Hilarious – so maybe that makes me conceited?

-        Optimistic

Three words your MOM would use to describe you:

-        Kind

-        Hard-working

-        Caring

You’re dropped in front of a class where you must teach something for 30 minutes – what is it? How to make pasta carbonara

Three famous people (alive or dead) that you’d invite to dinner: Donald Glover, Danny Glover, & Tom Hanks

Morning or night? Night

Number one dating rule? Don’t be a terrible person

Seinfeld or The Office: Seinfeld

Pet peeve: People who don’t use turn signals

Instant mood improver: Baby animals

Three desert island books:

-        Treasure Island

-        Sirens of Titan

-        The Watchmen

Best Christmas present you ever got: Snowboard

Name of your autobiography: *Sighing Noises* - A Memoir

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