Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Joshua Minnis, Millennial League president of the board, answers The Pitch's Questionnaire

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Name: Joshua Minnis

Occupation: Millennial League president of the board

Hometown: I spent my formative years in the suburbs.
 
Current neighborhood: Midtown
 
What I do (in 140 characters): I work with a group of young people to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in our community and funds for local AIDS service organizations.
 
What's your addiction? Nintendo
 
What's your game? Take your pick of the Legend of Zelda franchise.
 
What's your drink? Vodka. It's so versatile.
 
Where's dinner? Chaz on the Plaza, at the Raphael Hotel, has the best beef tenderloin fillet in town.
 
What's on your KC postcard? I've heard of those. They're like mail texts?

Finish this sentence: "Kansas City got it right when ... " We elected Sly.
 
"Kansas City screwed up when ... " We let El Rancho in Westport go out of business.
 
"Kansas City needs ... " El Rancho back.
 
"In five years, I'll be ... " 32. Anything else is up in the air.
 
"I always laugh at ... " Plaza joggers. Is there really nowhere else for you to go sweat?
 
"I've been known to binge-watch ... " Disney animated classics.

 "I can't stop listening to ... " Let it go, let it gooooo! Oh, Frozen, you melt my heart.
 
"I just read ... " Mary Poppins.
 
The best advice I ever got: Always let your conscience be your guide.
 
Worst advice: Pray.
 
My sidekick: The Condom Crusader!
 
My dating triumph/tragedy: My favorite date buddy is a heterosexual, engaged man. How's that for tragic?

My brush with fame: My Disneyland autograph book is pretty impressive.
 
My 140-character soapbox: Respect yourself, your lover and your community enough to know your HIV status. We have to take care of each other. Use a condom, always.
 
What was the last thing you had to apologize for? I cursed at the Time Warner man today.
 
Who's sorry now? Time Warner. Welcome to KC, Google Fiber!
 
My recent triumph: Some girl tapped me on the back at a bar last weekend and asked if I had any condoms. "Aren't you one of those condom kids?" Yes, yes, I am.
 
The Millennial League's Carni-Val-O-Ween party begins at 8 p.m. Friday, February 7, at the Madrid Theatre (3810 Main). Proceeds benefit the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

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