Jose “Fred” Piniella

What will you spend your $25 on? Probably a graphic novel or an Ugly Doll for my niece.

How long have you been visiting TATE’S? 2002

How old are you? 36

How do you make a living? I’m the “computer guy” at our family run business.

If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living? If I could do ANYTHING, I would just sit back and collect money.

Do you have any pets? Poocher the Pug

Do you have any tattoos? No tattoos yet.

What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now? When I was a kid, Star Wars action figures and the Death Star play set and Lego. Now, Lego sets, particularly the Star Wars sets.

What is your most bizarre childhood memory? My dad calling me from the psychiatric ward on my birthday and having his patients sing Happy Birthday to me on the phone.

What is the one thing that irritates you the most? Stupid people.

What is your favorite smell? Cookies baking.

What do you collect? Anime figures and statues.

What are some of your hobbies? Role playing games, reading and watching anime.

What is your Favorite Comic/Manga? Box Office Poison by Alex Robinson.

What is your Favorite Anime/Cartoon? Nadia: Secret of Blue Water

What is your Most Favorite Movie? Monty Python and the Holy Grail

What is your Favorite Bumper Sticker? Welcome to Florida! Now go home!

What is your Favorite T-Shirt? Gamer. Real life just gets in the way.

What is your Dream Car? A Morgan 3 Wheel.

What superpowers do you wish you possessed? Invisibility

If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be? I’ll keep this one to myself.

Which character on The Simpsons do you identify most with? I don’t really watch The Simpsons all that often.

Most treasured possession? Two drawings of my niece, Kristina and myself we had done at Dragon*con in 2008 and 2009.

Do you have a homepage? I don’t have a homepage.

What are your favorite websites? Facebook, eBay,,, and