Interviewer: So, Mr. Ideal, how many books have you written across your forty-year life?
Inter.: you have a vast library. How many books do you own?
MD: Fifty thousand.
Inter: How many of those have you read?
MD: Gosh, I don’t know; not all of them.
Inter.: Which books do you value the most?
MD: My Ultra thin KJV Bible I got when I was thirteen; my complete J.C. Ryle collection; my Tozer, my Lewis, my Owen, my Edwards, my Rutherford, Vincent, Torrey, Bunyan, Packer, etc., and my Complete J.R.R. Tolkien collection.
Inter.: What is your favorite book of the Bible?
Inter.: You have some strong political opinions I understand. What do you think of our current President?
MD: Oh, my Dad is really great.
Inter.: do you aspire to someday holding political office?
MD: When I get to old to do anything else. If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.
Inter.: Do you hold any sort of government position at the current time?
MD: Secret Agent. But you didn’t hear that.
Inter.: okay. And what’s your codename?
MD: the Human Torch. But you didn’t hear that either.
Inter.: What is your favorite dish?
MD: well, that’s hard to say. You see, I have a set up where I eat a dish from a different country every day. But I think I still enjoy my mom’s Gumbo and some good Shrimp Scampi the most.
Inter.: do you collect anything besides books?
MD: I like to collect Medieval weapons, as well any kind of gun. And Legos; lots of Legos.
Inter.: Isn’t that a little immature?
MD: Lego are for all ages.
Inter.: Do you do anything for a career besides writing and being a secret agent?
MD: I wanted to be a Veterinarian when I was a kid; so I do a little bit of that on the side. And I really like to go on mission trips, mostly to the Middle East.
Inter.: what do you do to stay in shape?
MD: I do a little weightlifting; running, biking, hiking, swimming, playing games like ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Football, Volleyball, and inside things like Ping-Pong; Water and Ice Skiing, Snowboarding, Skydiving, and Bungee Jumping.
Inter: What kind of Car do you drive?
MD: With the family, my Chevy 3500 Express. Without, either the Corvette SS or the pickup.
Inter.: Where is your favorite place to be?
MD: My country home in Mississippi.
Inter.: What do you do there?
MD: I do a little gardening, and I raise animals.
Inter.: What kind of animals?
MD: Pigs, Cows, LOTS of Horses, Buffalo, Zebras, Camels, Komodo Dragons, Crocodilians, lots and LOTS of Dogs, fish, Martians; and a Tuatara, but you didn’t hear that.
today’s quote: “Christ hath come, and run away to heaven with my heart and my love, so that neither heart nor love is mine.” Samuel Rutherford.