McCanners of New York | 92nd Edition

McCanners of New York | 92nd Edition


What would your DJ name be?

Meowchell Katz

Have you ever cut your own hair?

Too many times. I don’t wanna talk about it.

Favorite go-to drink?

Seltzer 4 lyfe

Favorite dessert?

A jar of a peanut butter with a spoon

Favorite smell?

Peppermint and pipe tobacco. Bonus points if you know the reference.

What was your favorite birthday?

19th- my friends surprised me with a dinner at the only restaurant we had on campus that wasn’t a dining hall. I had just gotten to college a few months prior, so it really meant a lot at the time.

Last thing you Googled?

Ways to earn extra money easily in NYC. The answer – there isn’t an easy way.

What's your favorite scary movie? 

The Babbadook

First ever job?

I was a lifeguard at a water park. The job also doubled as baby sitter. Watch your kids, folks!

Best Date spot in NYC?

I’m not sure if it’s the “best,” depending on who you ask, but 9/10 dates I go on are at Birdy’s in Bushwick, which is directly behind my apartment.

What was your first ever concert?

Cobra Starship. I was an angsty high schooler…

What movie makes you cry?

Easy! It’s Call Me By Your Name.

Where was the last place you traveled to

Los Angeles on a week-long shoot for State Street Global Advisors

If you were stuck on an island with three coworkers, who would they be?

Denis Mahon, Rebecca Boulton, and Kayla Fu. One or all of them would have booze on them, so it would be a fun time J

Describe yourself in 3 emoji’s:

 🐨👻🦔 (if those don’t show up, it’s koala, ghost, and hedgehog)

Favorite curse word?

Me? Curse? Never!

Current song on repeat?

This Is America by Childish Gambino

What do you enjoy most when you’re not working?

Spending money around the city with friends!

Go to Karaoke song?

Ya boy doesn’t do karaoke. You’re welcome, world.

What was the last picture you took on your phone?

Graffiti in Bushwick near my place

What was the weirdest prank call that you have made?

An old boss, who shall remain nameless.

What advice would you tell your high school self?

Chill out!!!!!!! (stands true)

If you could be any age for a week, what age would you be?

22. Fresh out of college is terrifying, but so exciting.

Your most bizarre talent?

I can stretch my mouth sideways…

What are you currently obsessed with?

The music video for N.E.R.D.’s Lemon. I need those moves!

Iced coffee or hot coffee? From where?

Iced coffee from ANYWHERE but Starbucks. That ish is gross!

Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents:

For better or for worse, my assertiveness

Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

5 years older, but crazy rich with about 3 white Persian cats, an all-white loft (white rugs, white couches, white walls), etc. Issa vibe.

What would be your last meal?

Bacon cheeseburger with truffle fries. Yummmm!

What is your greatest fear?

The end of the world L

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Being the favorite child, hehe.

Where are you most likely to splurge?

Friends, a secondhand shop off the Morgan L in East Williamsburg.

Your worst habit?

Playing with my facial hair. Trying to kick it!

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

You are your best advocate. No one can advocate for you like you can advocate for yourself.

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.

@mitchellkatz J

What’s your spirit animal?


Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

It’s 100% the Pilipino restaurant Pig & Khao in the Lower East Side

Name one song that would be on the soundtrack to your life?

Genius Of Love by Tom Tom Club

Celebrity doppelgänger?

Darren Criss

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