aka that random stuff that never shows up on the test
The Tech: What kind of jellybean do you avoid at all costs?
Carol Livermore: Lime.
TT: If you were forced to enter an eating contest for something, what would you choose?
CL: It would be some form of chocolate. I went to Belgium, so I have proof I could eat a lot of chocolate.
TT: What’s the best concert you ever went to?
CL: Jimmy Buffett. I would never wear a parrot hat, but I like the parrotheads [Jimmy Buffett fans].
TT: What’s your favorite TV show?
CL: I used to watch TV, but now I have children. Their favorite is Phineas and Ferb and I’m working my way through Battlestar Galactica. I also loved Firefly.
TT: What’s your favorite MechE joke?
CL: In the context of mechanical stress and mechanical strain: “I’m getting tensor and tensor!”