Each week, Celtic Life International invites readers to go behind the scenes and meet those who make our magazine possible. This week we profile Senior Writer Chris Muise.
NAME: Christopher Morse Nickerson Muise
HOMETOWN: Yarmouth, NS.
CELTIC CONNECTION: I’m a direct descendant of Samuel Cunard.
HOBBIES: Drawing, reading, swimming, movies, animation, documentaries, teaching kids how to play the Pokemon card game, building model kits, collecting Transformers.
HEROES: Stan Lee. I got to meet him once when I was 11 – had a 90 minute chat with him in New York City.
BEST CHARACTER ASSET: A great sense of humour, according to my best friend.
WORST CHARACTER DEFECT: Uncomfortable giving myself any praise. I had to outsource the previous question to my friend.
PET PEEVE: When people leave the hyphen out of Spider-Man.
FAVE FOOD(S): Tonkatsu, Ploughman’s Lunch, Spaghetti, Steak, Coffee, salted boiled root vegetables, cherries.
FAVE MUSICAL ARTIST(S): Daft Punk, John Denver, Cécile Corbel, Queen, Utada Hikaru
FAVE MOVIES(S): Jurassic Park, Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Spider-Man 2
FAVE TV SHOW(S): Spectacular Spider-Man, BoJack Horseman, The Venture Bros., Avatar: The Last Airbender. Basically, lots of cartoons.
FAVE BOOK(S): 1984, Watchmen, Rosemary’s Baby, The Chrysalids
FAVE PLACE(S) TO TRAVEL: Toronto, Yarmouth
TRAVEL BUCKET LIST: Japan, Montreal
GUILTY PLEASURE(S): Toy robots, not that I feel particularly guilty about them.
BEEN WITH CELTIC LIFE SINCE: Early 2017
BEST PART OF THE JOB: Learning new things as I research and write about them.
WORST PART OF THE JOB: My CL editor still hasn’t saved my number in his contacts!
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: Time is too precious to waste on anything that isn’t fulfilling.