Dary Phanthavong


Nashville, TN

Pandora Station you could listen to all day long?

Summer Hits of the 2000s or Linkin Park

Where would we find you on any given Saturday ?

Running errands and then home with a glass of wine.

What’s the most recent book you’ve read?

Poems from “Where the Sidewalk Ends” – specifically the “Crocodile’s Toothache”

If you could have dinner with three people living or dead, which would you choose?

Jimi Hendrix, my 18 year old self, and any of my grandparents.

What makes you tick?


A movie is being made about your life. What’s the title? Who plays you?

Mindy Kaling – “Craziness from Dawn till Dusk then Repeat”

Who has been the most influential person in your life?

My parents. They came here with nothing and now have everything they need.

Sweet or salty?


Mountains or beach?


One thing you can’t live without?

My go to bag. It has everything from snacks to hair ties.

Favorite destination?


Go-to snack?


What did you want to be growing up?

A lawyer.

Favorite 90s Movie?

“Dumb and Dumber” I could watch it all day.