Meet someone new: Jong In Baek


Dragon Press Editorial Board

Photo: Jong In Baek posing for a picture as “random” as she can be. Photo by Alison English.

Alison English: If you had no hands, would you be sad and why?

Jong In Baek: Well I cannot use the computer, read a book, by keeping it open, or doodle. I like doodling.

If you could create a new sport, what would it be? How would it be played?

I would play Corpse Play. You take a position and hold it. You can sit, stand or lay down. You don’t have to do anything. [It’s the] best thing ever.

If you could be an animal, which animal would you be and why?

Dolphin, they are cute. My friend, Sam, can be a manatee.

If you could do anything without a risk, what would you do?

I want to walk into fire and feel the temperature of it.

What is your favorite genre of literature?

Fiction of all literary types. I hate non-fiction, like biographies. I also don’t like poetry.

What is your favorite type of pants?

I like jeans, but anything comfy like pajamas or sweat pants. I love sweat pants.

What do you consider to be “sketchy”?

I don’t know. I need to look up its meaning on Urban Dictionary.

What is/are your favorite grocery store(s) and why?

I love Trader Joes and Costco. Trader Joes has a healthy foods corner where I can sample yummy food. Cosco is cheap and is super-sized. They have super sized chocolate!

If you could be any other ethnicity, what would you be?

I want to be everything. I want to be Native American, Asian; some type of European, like German- everything!

If you could meet Santa Claus, would you?

Yeah, heck yes. I think I have been a good girl, [so] I can get a present.

What is/are your favorite day(s) of the year?

Thanksgiving and Christmas. For Thanksgiving you get to eat lots of food, like turkey and pie. It is a day devoted to just eating. And Christmas you can celebrate with your family under an awesome tree.

What is your favorite type of cheese?


What’s your favorite dessert?

My number one [are] brownies. But then after that I like ice cream, chocolate, and cookies.

If you were an object or appliance, what would you be?

An oven so I can make good things like brownies, cookies, and pie!

What’s your favorite Disney movie?

I like Up and Wall-e

Red or Blue?


What’s your favorite quote?

“Don’t put off work until tomorrow.” I still do though.

Who is your favorite singer or band?

I like Owl City.

What’s your favorite continent?

I want to go to Europe.

Zombies or vampires?

Vampires for sure. They are beautiful and immortal.

Photo: Jong In Baek posing for a picture as “random” as she can be. Photo by Alison English.

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