What is your vertical?
JA: It was tested
38 1/2. But I suspect foul play.
DP: Has speaking
Mandarin ever helped pick up a woman?
JA: Oh, all the
time. First, I approach slowly, and then I say, "Nee-how-may," which
sounds grotesque, but it actually means "You're very beautiful."
DP: So she says,
"What did you say to me?"
JA: Right, and
then I say, "Nee-how-may" again. The kicker is that I do this, but it
doesn't work at all.
DP: Oh, so you
want to fail, just to be a sympathetic figure?
JA: That's what I
hope for, but in the end I usually just fail miserably.
DP: That should
be your catchphrase on SportsCenter, when you dunk they go
"Nee-how-may." You're beautiful.
JA: You're very