Name: Michael Bettendorf
DOB: 7/31 - I share it with Harry Potter and my hippie uncle.
Occupation: Barista/Cafe Manager - Writer (Go figure, eh?)
Fave Comics Ever: Miller and Jansen’s Daredevil, Roche Limit, Shutter. J. Michael Strazcynski’s Thor.
Last Good Comic You Read: I’ve been extremely impressed by Seven to Eternity. Also, East of West - Hickman and Dragotta are master world builders.
Fave Movies Ever: Lucky Number Slevin, Snatch, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Hook, Home Alone 2.
Last Good Movie You Saw: Swiss Army Man wrecked me in a lot of ways. Impressed by how well they displayed humanity, anchored in the absurdity.
What’s your Earliest Memory? Perhaps it’s just a glimpse, but I remember holding a Peter Pan action figure in the front room of my parent’s old house on Christmas morning. I was 3.
When And Where Were You Happiest? I’m pushing 2.5 years of marriage and I haven’t royally ruined anything and we’re not completely decimated by student loans (only slightly) - so I’d say now is pretty great.
Name Your Ideal Dinner Party of 5? Hmm. Living - Tom Hanks, Dan Harmon, Charlie Huston, Aubrey Plaza, Kate Micucci.
What did Your Parents Do? RN and Firefighter/Paramedic
How Do You Relax? A good cup of coffee or whiskey. Books, Music/playing and listening.
Tell Us 3 Secrets About You: 1. I have strange eyes - one is farsighted the other is nearsighted. 2. I didn’t like Mulholland Drive. 3. I most definitely judge customers on what coffee drinks they order.