Inside The Baseball Studio With Bronson Arroyo

Either I’m a big fan of James Lipton or I’ve gotten lazy when it comes to asking questions. But today marks the beginning of something I hope we’ll see a lot of: Inside The Baseball Studio.

Lipton is the zen master and mind-effer of Hollywood’s biggest stars on his show Inside The Actor’s Studio. Let’s see what happens when baseball’s more awesome personalities sit down and get Ice Tea’d. (Lipton, get it. Okay, it was a stretch.) Take two: Let’s see what happens when baseball’s more awesome personalities get Lipton’d. Here’s Bronson Arroyo answering actual questions asked on Inside The Actor’s Studio.

What is your favorite word?

Bronson Arroyo: Favorite word? Hmm, I’d have to say, when you’re playing golf when you only have only a certain amount of holes left and the best they can do is tie you, it’s called dormie. Dormie is my favorite word.

What is your least favorite word?

BA: Least favorite word is probably “like.” Everybody goes around saying like like like.

What is a sound you love?

BA: Rain.

What is a sound you hate?

BA: Nails on a chalk board.

What is your favorite curse word?

BA: Fuck.

What profession other than baseball would you like to try?

BA: The easy answer for me is music, but when I was a kid I always wanted to be a chiropractor. I know, it’s weird, but my dad would bring me and I thought it was cool that this guy could make you feel better by making your bones go crack crack crack and there’s your $45 have a good day.

What profession would you want to avoid?

BA: Roofer. My dad was a roofer in Key West, Florida and being up putting down sheet metal there in 110 degree heat is no fun.

What makes you cry?

BA: Watching old time sports shows on like ESPN about guys like Peter Maravich and it always has that emotional music.

If Heaven exists, what would you like God to say to you when you get to the pearly gates?

BA: Thank god there’s not religion in heaven.




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  1. UncleCharlieVT says:

    Umm…I can’t tell if this real. Seriously, I am that dumb/cynical. Did you email him the questions? This is great if it exists, if not you are trying too hard to make it real instead of funny. The NotGraphs mystique continues to boggle/amuse me.

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    • Patrick Cain says:

      UncleCharlie,

      This is a real interview. I get clubhouse access because I write for ESPN as well.

      PC

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  2. glassSheets says:

    I too couldnt tell if it was real or not. This series is so much better with real answers. After finding out they are real answers, I am so excited for this series that I can actually taste the excitement.

    In case you were wondering, excitement does not taste as good as it feels.

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  3. carseycritter says:

    This was great. Bronson is an interesting character.

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