This week, we’re featuring Duncan MacLean IV.
What’s your current job? Sports writer for the Grand Haven Tribune.
Readers would be surprised to learn that: I have, great trouble with comma placement.
If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would you pick and why? Jerry Seinfeld, he is my idol, a hilarious genius.
What’s the coolest place you’ve ever visited? The Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
What are your hobbies? Reading, writing, camping and pensive bike rides.
What’s your favorite restaurant? Do I get bonus points for saying Ray’s?
Favorite book? “Variety of Disturbances” by Lydia Davis.
What class was the most beneficial to you? Creative writing, with a shout out to Rob Kenagy (professor at Hope College).
Have you ever met any celebrities? I went to a Journey concert once.
What’s your can’t-live-without piece of technology? My toaster oven and Spotify.
What’s your favorite app? Weather Underground.
If you weren’t in your current position, what would you like to do? Host a sports talk radio show.
If you could travel back in time to any certain era or event, when/where would you pick and why? The Roaring ‘20s, seems like a grand old time. I would hang out with Gatsby.
Who was the biggest influence on your life? My father, and clichés.
What’s your favorite movie or TV show? “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers;” TV: “Archer.”
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Do or do not, there is no try.
What do you love about West Michigan? Our world-class beaches and overly friendly people.
Do you have any pets? No.
What’s at the top of your bucket list: Hike the John Muir trail.
What’s your pet peeve? Squatting in the left lane.