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Frequently Asked Questions:

Who are you?

I’m a graduate student at George Washington University studying Forensic Science with a concentration in Crime Scene Investigation.

Are you single?

No, I’ve been very happily married for over a year two years now (yay us!).

What kind of music do you listen to?

I tend not to limit the types of music I listen to. I’ll listen to most rock, a little pop, some country, and a smidgin of hip-hop.

Way to dodge the question. Ok, what bands do you listen to?

I listen to a wide variety of bands.  Here are a select few of my favorites:

Talking Heads, Dropkick Murphys, Spoon, Pitchshifter, Fatboy Slim, 2 Skinnee J’s, ALL, Kelly Clarkson, AFI, Dashboard Confessional, The Shins, Neko Case, Casting Crowns, Rise Against, The Beatles, CAKE, Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, Maroon 5, and many many more.

Where are you from?

I hail from Chesapeake, VA, about 20 minutes west of Virginia Beach, VA. But I currently reside in Fairfax, VA, about 20 minutes west of Washington, DC.

What hobbies do you partake in?

Photography, camping, cooking, eating, sleeping, and the occasional juggling.

What’s your favorite book?

Its hard to pinpoint it down to just one, so here are some of my favorites:

His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman, Lillith’s Brood by Octavia Butler, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, Blindness by Jose Saramago, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, Watchmen by Alan Moore

Can I beat you in Guitar Hero?

Probably not.

Why do you write this blog?

I guess you could count it as one of my hobbies. It gives me a good place to write about things that I think about or things that I find funny and want to share with others.

So are you going to be one of those CSI’s, like on the TV show?

Possibly, but not as exaggerated as it is done on the shows.  I’m interested in a number of different jobs once I graduate.  I’m looking into being either a crime scene investigator, a firearms and toolmark examiner, a trace evidence examiner, a questioned document examiner, or a latent fingerprint examiner.  I’m pretty much open to anything except DNA, toxicology, and pathology (mainly because I don’t have the education to do those jobs).

Jeez, how long is this FAQ?

Not long enough.


Written by Eric Spiegel

June 21, 2006 at 6:10 pm

5 Responses

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  1. Exactly how frequently are you asked if you are single there buddy? I need names and addresses!

    Writer's Block Party

    April 29, 2007 at 1:06 pm

  2. What is your favorite thing to do on Saturday morning?


    July 18, 2007 at 7:54 pm

  3. Interesting…


    January 1, 2008 at 5:15 pm

  4. Have a nice day !


    February 27, 2008 at 12:32 pm

  5. Eric,

    I noticed you haven’t been on here for several years, but I wanted to pick your brain about the abscess adventure and Crohn’s. I just turned 25 and am having the same sort of issue and I thought perhaps you’d have some advice.



    July 7, 2012 at 9:15 pm

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