I finally got to interview Carl Edwards at the media session immediately following the NMPA/Myers Bros. Awards Luncheon in Las Vegas during Champion’s Week last year. He was one of the last drivers to show up in the interview room and I almost gave up but I’m glad I stuck around for this one.
What is your favorite word? Why
What is your least favorite word? Less
What turns you on? Adventure
What turns you off? I guess whatever the opposite of adventure is. [Me: Boredom?] I was going to say boredom, but I guess boredom, yea.
What sound or noise do you love? I guess the woods, sound of the woods.
What sound or noise do you hate? A cellphone ringing.
What is your favorite curse word? There are seven of them that I really, really like because of George Carlin. No, I guess, ‘Son of a bitch.’
What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? I would really like to be, it would very fun to be a police detective. That would be a lot of fun.
What profession would you not like to do? I guess a service profession where you have to be nice to people that may or may not deserve it.
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? I would like him to explain to me what this is all about, explain what exactly is going on.