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What did you learn?

-John, Minneapolis, MN

Will you be my Valentine?

-Will Oldham aka Bonny 'Prince' Billy, Indy

The book is out now on Mill City Press! Enjoy the adventure Kirkus calls, "A compelling journey across a continent and into the author's own past." (Recommended)

Learn about the road trip that started the question project and meet the hundreds of folks who've contributed their questions.

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What are you?

-Jerry Spinelli, author of Maniac Magee, Wringer, Stargirl

Why must we die?

-Russell, Minneapolis, MN

What question can I ask that will make you say Peanut Butter?

-Beth, Oakland, CA

What made you?

-Neurosis, metal band.

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Do you feel alone right now?

-Ben, Oakland, CA

If you could have lunch with Jesus and could ask just one question, what would that be?

-Kat, Minneapolis

How do you defend the hypocrisies in your life?

-Cabral, Oakland, California

What gives you meaning in life?

-Temple Grandin, groundbreaking animal researcher and autism spokesperson

What helps you sleep at night?

-Jasmine, London, England

Am I real?

-A Unicorn, St. Paul

Will you buy me a beer?

-Tom Robbins, Author Even Cowgirls Get The Blues, Jitterbug Perfume

If you could make any movie, what movie would you make?

-Sarah Rose, Black Rock City, Nevada

What made you happy when you were a child?

-Vivian Gussin Paley, Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher, educational researcher, and MacArthur Fellow.

What's your favorite mistake?

Kim, Bellingham

Do you feel uncomfortable around people with disabilities?

-Elizabeth, Minneapolis

Why is money so important to you?

-Yuuki, Burnsville, MN

I have no question for everyone I meet.

-Wendell Berry, American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer.

Where are you originally from? (Why did you move here?)

-Kelly, Kalamazoo, MI


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If you could live your real life in the set of any movie, what would you choose?

-Tony, Ely, MN

How does it feel to be you?

-Maxine Hong Kingston, Author of The Woman Warrior, China Men

What decision in life have you made that you're most confident about?

-Jess, Albany, CA

-Aaron, Maine

What is missing?

-Maya Lin, Artist + Designer (Vietnam Memorial, D.C.)

What are we, as a species, so destructive to ourselves and our environment?

-Sue, New York

Where's the bathroom?

-Leon Redbone

What are the ways in which systems of binary discernment up/down, good/evil, man/woman, etc.  impact your life and how do you deal with it personally?

-Sean, Santa Barbara, CA

Have you earned the privilege of being alive?

-Frank Oz

What is infinity?

-Angus, Santa Barbara, CA

Are you happy?

-David Lynch, Filmmaker

What's a secret you've never told anyone?

-Phil, Kalamazoo

Who are you really?

Corey Flintoff, NPR

What movie do you think everyone should watch?

-Kate, Portland, Oregon


What is your name?

-Dear Abby

How do you decipher between truth and lies?

-Robert, Minneapolis

What is going to be the next most fun thing you will do?

-Charlie Papazian, Founder of the American Homebrewing Association and the Great American Beer Festival

What is this life? (Often it is kind of rhetorical, but the world does baffle me constantly)

-Carl, Berkeley, CA

What are you most thankful for?

-Tonder, Madison, WI

Are your pets spayed or neutered?

-Bob Barker, Price is Right host

What is your favorite sandwich?

-Sarah, Nevada


-Atom Egoyan, Filmmaker

Can I trust you?

-Joe, Massachusetts

What would you do if you could do anything you wanted for the day? You have a free day, nothing planned, what would you do?

-Scott, Cedarburg, WI


What is your goal in life?

-Arnold Palmer

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Do you believe in God? (Why?)

-Sam, Kalamazoo, MI

When did you get laid the last time?


What is one thing that you love?

-Toby, Santa Barbara, CA

Arnold Lazarus

How can we eradicate violence, hatred, and prejudice?

-Arnold Lazarus, Psychologist responsible for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Learn more about his work HERE!


What's your favorite breakfast food?

-Mark, Santa Barbara, CA

Did you not forget to bring your hang-glider?

-Cos, Santa Barbara, CA

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Is happiness something that you realize looking back on it, or is it something you experience in the moment?

-Marcie, Santa Barbara, CA


Who are you?

-Sean, Santa Barbara, CA

What are you thinking?

-Rosie, Oakland, CA

Anjehla Johnson

Do you believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that he built his church, the Church of Christ in A.D. 33?

-Anjehla Johnson, Comedian

See one of her best known routine's HERE!

What would you do with your time Right Now to create the change that you want to see in the future?

-Mick, Oakland, CA

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What's the closest we've been (geographically), before we actually met?

-Lucas, Providence, RI

What's your passion?

-Nicole, Oakland, CA

What is it you do that makes you dynamic?

-Brett, Oakland, CA

Albert Bandura

What do you want in life?

-Albert Bandura, Psychologist

Learn more about Albert Bandura's work HERE!

Do you know how to water ski?


Do you feel alone right now?



Is there hope for humanity?

-David, Bigelow, MN

What's your first memory?


How's it goin'?

-Ben, Oakland, CA

Alan Bishop

Where does the term "Six Million" originally come from?

-Alan Bishop, vocalist/bassist, Sun City Girls

Learn more about the Sun City Girls HERE!

What is this life? (Kind of rhetorical, but it does baffle me constantly)

-Carl, Oakland, CA

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What the fuck?

-Matt, Kalamazoo, MI

If you could write a book, what book would you write?

Leslie, Bainbridge Island, WA

What's your ultimate goal for happiness?

-Hayden, Black Rock Desert, NV

Aaron Ptown Higgins

What did you think of "The Blair Witch Project?"

-Aaron, Provincetown, MA

What helps you get to sleep at night?

-Jasmine, Black Rock Desert, NV

What's your favorite sandwich?

-Anna Rose, Block Rock Desert, NV


Can I have a dollar?

-Anthony, Staten Island, NY

What did you want to be when you grew up? (And what happened to that dream?)

-Jill, Ely, MN

Do you think you are on your right path in life?

-Debby, Ely, MN

Aaron Cometbus

What excites you? What's news? What's new?

-Aaron Cometbus

Learn more about Aaron Cometbus HERE!

Why is money so important to you?

-Yuuki, Burnsville, MN

Is the world round?

-Frank, Kalamazoo, MI


What do you think is the role of the courts in our democracy?

-Meg, Seattle, WA


What are you doing here?



Are we going to have sex later?


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How's my hair?

-Johanna, Kalamazoo, MI

Albert Bandura

What do you want in life?

-Albert Bandura, the most cited living psychologist


How do you differentiate between Right and Wrong?

—Johanna, Germany


If I was a worse man, I would ask for your PIN #. If I was a better man, I would ask you how I could be of service.

-Jay, Burning Man

How are you?

—Al Franken, US Senator