Preston Lauderdale, Midwest Brony Fest co-chair, discusses ponies, DJing and more in The Pitch questionnaire

Name: Preston Lauderdale

Occupation: DJ, carpenter

Hometown: Kansas City

Current neighborhood: Gladstone

What I do: I’m a drywall contractor and DJ. I spend a lot of time spinning for Internet radio stations, comic/anime/My Little Pony conventions, and I build stuff.

What’s your addiction? Electronic music, Baileys and coffee, and anime

What’s your game? Annoying Englishmen and Life

What’s your drink? Cazadores Tequila Blanco

Where’s dinner? Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue

What’s on your KC postcard? “Boulevard Beer, barbecue and Royals, GET IN IT!”

Finish this sentence: “Kansas City got it right when …” After 29 years of frustration, the Royals are going to the World Series.

“Kansas City screwed up when …” Power & Light.

“Kansas City needs …” A bigger EDM scene.

“In five years, I’ll be …” At the World Series rooting for the Royals!

“I always laugh at …” Monkeys in human clothes.

“I’ve been known to binge-watch …” My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.

“I can’t stop listening to …” Ryu★, Kors k, and µ’s.

“I just read …” Four hours of Reddit.

The best advice I ever got: “Don’t Panic.”

Worst advice: “You should care about what other people think.”

My sidekick: I’m a loner.

My dating triumph/tragedy: Marriage and then divorce.

My brush with fame: When I look in the mirror every morning. Ayy lmao.

My 140-character soapbox: “Ponies, ponies, ponies, ponies, ponies!”

What was the last thing you had to apologize for? Never, no regrets!

Who’s sorry now? As of 4/6/2015, the Chicago White Sox.

My recent triumph: I talked to a cute girl.

The Midwest Brony Fest–Kansas City takes place May 22–24 at the Overland Park Convention Center (6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park). Preston Lauderdale performs a DJ set as Kill Screen at Louder, Saturday night.

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect Lauderdale’s current name.

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