25 Things You Don't Know About Me: David Cook

Entertainment Aug. 10, 2011 AT 10:24AM
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David Cook, 28, (Cook's second album This Loud Morning, is out now) shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.

1. I still own my first guitar. It's covered in stickers and unplayable, but I've got it.

2. I'm a wino. A good Opus One and I'm set.

3. I never took guitar lessons.

4. I got my braces off less than a week before college started. Close call.

5. I was once the proud owner of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of Their Shells Tour on VHS.

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6. Growing up, my friend and I start a Ninja Turtles club, where for 25 cents, we'd provide bully protection. We made 25 cents.

7. I always cheated at the Bozo game at Chuck E. Cheese's.

8. I used to stay up on school nights to watch M*A*S*H reruns.

9. I still only like plain cheeseburgers.

10. My favorite meal is Mom's ham, beans, and cornbread.

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11. As a kid, I wanted to be a drummer.

12. I took a course in college about learning to be organized. I got a D.

13. I love going to baseball games but don't like to watch them on TV. But I love watching golf on TV.

14. In my bathroom, I have a framed picture of Frank Zappa taking a dump.

15. I did the P90X workout for a week.

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16. I love documentaries.

17. I once saved a piece of confetti from an Aerosmith/Kiss concert for three years.

18. I get excited for Shark Week.

19. I'm the worst at wrapping presents.

20. I once swallowed a minnow for $50.

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21. I took five years Spanish. I retained almost nothing.

22. My first car was a 1985 GMC S15 pickup.

23. If the movie Fools Rush In is on TV, I'll watch it.

24. I get most of my news from The Daily Show.

25. I have an unhealthy obsession with Man v. Food.

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