By Lauren Winiecki and Sammie Allen
So this week we decided to break the rules (whoops). But after reading the interview, you will see why we made the exception. Ladies, meet Anthony Carlsen, a junior at the other U of I: The University of Illinois.
He’s been keeping up with the previous “On the prowl” interviews and asked what he has to do to be interviewed. We answered with, “come here this weekend and prove to Iowa City girls that potential boyfriends aren’t only found in Iowa City!” How could you turn down coming to the University of Iowa, the best Big Ten school? Another reason we knew he was the perfect long distance bachelor was because of what a sweet friend and positive person he is. Oh, did we forget to mention he plays hockey? Boys don’t get it, but all girls agree that there is something extremely attractive about hockey players. If his funny and sweet answers convince you that we made a good exception, make it your “goal” to stop by Brother’s this weekend and meet him yourself–this may be your only shot.
Us: What’s your major?
Anthony: Communication with a minor in Spanish.
Us: Where do you see yourself in five years?
Anthony: Living in Wrigleyville as Chicago’s most eligible bachelor. Realistically speaking, I hope to be working in marketing for a professional sports team.
Us: Describe your perfect girl:
Anthony: Basically a human version of a Barbie doll. 5’ 4” blond hair, blue eyes (not hating on brunettes, though). I like girly girls who take care of themselves, but not pretentious little brats. She has to be able go out and have a good time with any group of friends without being a blacked-out slop show. Also, no drunken PDA please.
Us: Describe your perfect date:
Anthony: Going down to Wrigley Field to watch my beloved Cubs get their asses kicked on a nice summer afternoon. If she’s a Sox fan, it’s over before it started. I digress. Afterwards, we’ll go out for a casual dinner and have some beers. Nothing too formal – I want to have fun.
Us: What is your favorite chick flick?
Anthony: I’m a sucker for Rom-Com’s. Top 4: She’s Just Not that into you; Definitely, Maybe; How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days; Legally Blonde. Oh, you only asked for one? Sorry.
Us: Who Is your celeb crush?
Anthony: Kate Upton is an obvious choice, but she’s too tall for me. So I’d probably say Carrie Underwood. She’s a country girl, smoking hot, and likes hockey players. She’s perfect. However, there will always be a spot in my heart for my girl Jennifer Aniston. (I’m not a player, I just crush a lot.)
Us: What is your favorite feature on a girl?
Anthony: Her personality is what makes a girl beautiful. Totally kidding. I’d be a complete liar and a disgrace to men everywhere if I didn’t say I like a nice round bottom to grab hold of. Boobs are cool, too, but they should be proportional.
Us: Where could we find you downtown on the weekends in IC?
Anthony: You’re going to have to take a trip 3.5 hours east to the lovely city of Champaign, IL. Watch out for the mud, though – it’s everywhere. Stop by the local establishments Joe’s and Kam’s and I might buy you a drink. But in Iowa City, I’ll probably be at Brother’s spending obscene amounts of money because that’s what my friends and I like to do.
Us: If the love of your life was about to board a one-way plane would you stop her/how would you stop her?
Anthony: I’d pull a Jim Carrey in Liar, Liar and ride that big ladder/car thing next to the plane. But if that didn’t work, I’d probably get drunk and sulk and send her mean text messages because she broke my heart. I’m fragile.
We know it’s a long shot interviewing someone 3.5 hours away, but how could we turn down someone who is so excited to be interviewed and openly admits to being fragile? Anthony is your ideal hopeless romantic who is looking for a girl to have fun with. Just remember the old saying, distance makes the heart grow fonder, so he might not be here all the time, he’s obviously not afraid to go to extreme measures to keep you from leaving.