Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Current neighborhood: Midtown
Who or what is your sidekick? Emma, an American bulldog
What career would you choose in an alternate reality? NFL owner
What was the last local restaurant you patronized? Blue Koi
Where do you drink? The Quaff and the Drop
Favorite arts organization: The Kansas City Ballet
Favorite place to spend a significant portion of your paycheck: Conveniently Natural and the grocery
Where do you like to take out-of-town guests? Blue Koi or La Fonda el Taquito
Finish this sentence: “Kansas City screwed up when it …” Deferred water, sewer and other infrastructure improvements.
“Kansas City got it right when it … ” Elected Sly James mayor.
__________ take up a lot of space in my iTunes: Audiobooks, Jimi Hendrix and Tom Petty
What movie do you watch at least once a year? Miracle
Celebrity you’d like to take on a gondola ride: Bill Clinton
Favorite person or thing to follow on Twitter: Kris Ketz
Person or thing you find really irritating at this moment: Anyone in the administration at the University of Texas
What subscription — print, digital, etc. — do you value most? Rolling Stone
What was the most important thing you learned in school? To remember true intelligence is taking what you learn and figuring out how to apply it.
“People might be surprised to know that I …” Love the UFC.
Describe a recent triumph: We finally passed the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act. I’ve been in five years, and I’ve worked on it every year that I’ve been down there. It’s a huge accomplishment that the speaker, the floor leader and I were able to get together and get that done.
Talboy, the House minority leader, was elected to the Missouri General Assembly in 2006.