Friday, June 22, 2012

BBS Employee Interviews

Hi! I'm Owyn, the new summer marketing intern at the Boulder Book Store. One of my assignments over the past two weeks was to interview the many amazing employees at the store. I decided to ask five questions to each of the employees and see what they have to say.
 The Three Musketeers

1. What is your favorite book?
"Every single Harry Potter book"-- Bekah
"Lolita"-- Leandro
"Gone with the Wind"-- Ellen
"Lord of the Rings"-- Jorden
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"-- Audra

2. Why did you want to work here?
(collective answer) "I love books"

3. What is a funny memory that happened here?
"When a bookseller got locked in the bathroom"-- Mandy
"When the final Harry Potter book was released. Everything was so secretive and we had to sign all these affidavits."-- Stephanie
"Buster (another employee) dressed up as Hagrid for Halloween. I thought he was a homeless person."-- Harry
"When Chelsea Handler was here, 50 short blonde women went to the bar across the street, got plastered and came back for the event."-- Tara
"I hosted an event for Christian Lander and I got to talk to him before it."--Helen
"Having to ask a crazy man to leave after he kept screaming in 'German' (not really) about this tragedy he had written on a pizza box"-- Scott
"Found a penny from 1803. It's not that funny, but it is awesome."-- Leandro
"All are so funny"-- Laina

4. What are you reading now?
"Here's looking at Euclid"-- Scott
"Henry the IV Part Two. Willingly!"-- Jorden
"Bring up the Bodies"-- Laina
"The Lotus Eaters"--Ellen
"Full Body Burden"-- Christine
"Allison Hewitt is Trapped. It's set in a bookstore!"-- Larry

5. What is the least enjoyable book you've ever read?
"Would never read 50 Shades of Grey"-- Ellen
"Eragon"-- Jorden
"The Awakening"-- Scott
"There are some that I just avoid due to common sense"-- Laina
"Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson"-- Christine
"Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"-- Bekah

I had an amazing time interviewing all of the employees here. Such a great experience!
Owyn Cooper

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