21 Questions: Jenny Campbell
Who is your favorite literary character?
E.B. White’s Stuart Little (from the book, not the movie!!); Mary Poppins is a close second.
If you could make a cameo appearance in a show, what show would it be?
The Ellen DeGeneres Show; just to dance with her
What is your greatest fear?
It’s a toss-up between heights and failure, not necessarily in that order.
One thing you could eat for the rest of your life?
Cape Cod potato chips
Favorite movie? Worst movie?
Fave: Harold & Maude, hands down.
Worst movie I ever actually sat through: Eyes Wide Shut
If you could come back as a historical figure/anyone, who would it be?
Eleanor Roosevelt or Amelia Earhart (except for that lost at sea thing)
Last text message I sent...
Instructions on how long to heat up a quiche I made. Mine is a wild and crazy life.
What is your motto?
“Eventually, I get around to everything”... And, often repeated to myself: “Knock it off, you’re living a dream”
What song do you have on repeat?
Wow…tough one: I’ve got probably 100 I can’t get enough of,… but specifically:
Anything by Bonnie Raitt; “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Iz Kamakawiwo; Springsteen’s “Thunder Road”; “Mexico” by James Taylor; “Bring on the Rain” by JoDee Messina... I could go on...
Any secluded beach, anywhere, anytime…
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Making a decent living as a cartoonist; having a job that makes people smile
What is your favorite cartoon/comic character?
Cartoon character(s): Jeremy’s parents in “Zits”; Snoopy.
Favorite cartoon illustrator: Norman Thelwell
If you weren't drawing, what would you be doing?
Writing; I was a newspaper feature writer first, and I still love it.
My biggest pet peeve is...
Who do you admire/who is your role model?
Charles Schulz; Eleanor Roosevelt; Steve Jobs
When was the last time you laughed really hard?
One thing you couldn’t live without?
My dog… like the dogs before her, and the dogs who will come after her: best friend; constant companion; studio-, bed- and playmate; therapist; and support system, all in one tactilely pleasing package.
Wine and cheese… probably too much of both
What is your greatest extravagance?
Throwing big dinner parties for my friends when I can’t afford it.
The best advice you've ever gotten?
Do what you love and love what you do: If you’re happy, you’ll make everyone around you happy.
I know it's weird but I think...
I have a ghost in my house (it’s an 1880 farmhouse), and he’s a cool guy. I’ve named him Bartles, and sometimes I talk to him.