September 14, 2010

Off the Grid with Some Cornell Fall Athletes

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Staff writer Chyanne Eyde finds out where four of Cornell’s most recognizable fall sports stars fall on the pop culture scale in this week’s edition of “Off the Grid.” Be sure to check out today’s paper to see the actual grid.

Paulo Reis ’12: Wappingers Falls, Ny., Rugby

Shane Savage ’12: Leesburg, Va., Football Wide Receiver

Dan Bosse ’11: Round Hill, Va., Golf

Bob Belden ’13: Indianapolis, Ind., Track & Field Thrower

Boy band I wish would get back together …

Paulo: All-4-One most definitely. They might actually still be together.

Shane: B2K.

Dan: Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

Bob: Boyz II Men

I really miss my ____ right now.

Paulo: Dog Pokey and my motorcycle

Shane: Family

Dan: Friends that play sprint football

Bob: Chipotle

What I’d like to be when I grow up …

Paulo: A trauma surgeon in the Navy.

Shane: The next Steve Irwin.

Dan: Clint Eastwood from Gran Torino.

Bob: A lawyer.

Lady Gaga is …

Paulo: One of the greatest and most talented musicians of our time! (Only when I’m on the dance floor).

Shane: Very original, but not for me.

Dan: Probably naked right now.

Bob: Very strange.

The last book I read was …

Paulo: Slaughterhouse-Five for the third time. I am a huge Kurt Vonnegut fan.

Shane: Steve Harvey’s Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.

Dan: A waste of time.

Bob: The Devil in the White City.

Fall TV series I’m most looking forward to …

Paulo: The guys on the rugby team are going to kill me for this one: Glee

Shane: Law and Order: SVU

Dan: The Office

Bob: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Taylor Swift or Kanye West?

Paulo: Kanye West. The man has huevos.

Shane: KANYE WEST!!!

Dan: Taylor Swift, she has something that resembles talent.

Bob: Taylor, hands down.

Favorite movie quote …

Paulo: “Oh man, I shot Marvin in the face.” ­­­–– Pulp Fiction

Shane: “Show me the money!” –– Jerry Maguire

Dan: “That guy called me a baboon, he thinks I’m his wife.” ––Caddyshack

Bob: “Why are you so sweaty?”…”I was watching cops.”  –– Step Brothers

Original Author: Chyanne Eyde