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Tell Us About Yourself(ie): John C. Reilly

The actor and funnyman takes our Q&A!

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What's your wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

On my phone is a photo of my children. On my computer is "Nighthawks at the Diner" by Edward Hopper.

When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?

Double whiskey on the rocks. Tullamore Dew is my current favorite.

What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?

"Amazing." But that seems to be a common modern affliction.

What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

A map of Ireland.

Who is the last person that called or texted you?

Tim Heidecker.

What was the last awkward situation you were in, and how did you handle it?

I was pulled over for having tinted windows. I opened the window and smiled. Luckily it handled itself after that.

When is the last time you went to a theater?

About a week ago. High school production of Once Upon a Mattress. It was great! I do love non-professional theater and baseball.

What TV show should everyone should be watching?

Bill Moyers [Journal].

And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

Lakers basketball. :(

What's the first CD you bought?

3 Feet High & Rising, De La Soul. (I think. That was a LONG time ago.)

What one food is hard for you to resist?

BAYCOMM. (Bacon.)

What music are you currently listening to?

The Carter Family (as usual).

What movie makes you laugh the most?

Impossible to pick one but since you asked: Defending Your Life.

What drives you absolutely crazy?


Pick one: kittens or puppies?

This is so random. I mean, what a great question! Puppies!

New York or Los Angeles?


Comedy or drama?

Tragic humor.

Bacon or Nutella?

See above.

'80s or '90s?'

90s (god willing).

Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?


And finally: Tell us a secret.

It's all in your mind. (

Disney's BEARS hits theaters this Friday, April 18th with a portion of this week's proceeds going to the National Parks Foundation. As Steve Brule would say, "check it out!"