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Interview with the Lima Guy

Posted by Steve on January 16 at 02:00 pm

Interview with LimaMeet the man behind the mittens in our exclusive interview with the Lima Guy on The Fresh Daily. I sat down with Lima between photo shoots for a candid chat–check out the transcript below, and ask your questions in the comments!

Steve: Thanks for joining me today.

Lima: No problem, I was in the area.

Steve: The world wants to know… what have you been up to lately?

Lima: Have you seen our ad schedule this Winter? Yeesh, it’s been photo shoot after photo shoot. Have you seen me on the home page? We’ve got a lot lined up for the new year!

July 2005

July 2005

Steve: Yes, yes we do… can you tell me a little more about your early career with Lima Beads?

Lima: I started in July ’05 for the fall promotion that year. As you can see in the picture, I sure had a lot of fun playing in those leaves!

Steve: OK, tough question: gemstone beads, or freshwater pearls?

Lima: Well, I AM a gemstone bead myself… so I’m biased. But what the heck, I’m going to go with Freshwater Pearls because of the new colors we just added. I pocketed a couple of loose semi-rounds that were on the floor yesterday–talk about gorgeous.

Steve: You have pockets?

Lima: Never mind.

Steve: Let’s talk tunes. What’s on your iPod?

Lima: Right now I’ve got a mix of Al Green, The Mittens, Green Day, and the California Raisins. In fact, the California Raisins inspired me to get into the modeling business.

PerformingSteve: Speaking of modeling, what was your first gig?

Lima: I did a couple of cereal commercials, your basic low-budget starter jobs. Gotta get your name out, you know? I had a short stint on American Idol season 3, but Simon said I sounded like a green beluga whale with a cold. That guy is ruthless! Look at me now, Simon!

Steve: Can I ask you a personal question? What’s under those white mittens?

Lima: Fingers, what else!

Steve: Thanks for joining us. Can you stick around the blog if the readers have some questions?

Lima: No problem! I’ll be happy to answer more questions in the comments!

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Classy Chick JbyJill
    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    So Lima, are there plans for a female counterpart? Maybe Pearl???

  2. Lima Guy
    Lima Guy says:

    Well, JewelsbyJill, I definitely see myself settling down someday. And I am definitely attracted to freshwater pearls! Only time will tell…

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    Rachel says:

    Steve, I can’t believe you got an interview with Lima!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Lima, you said you have a lot lined up for the new year. How about photo shoots for sterling silver? Any spoilers for us on that exciting promotion?

  5. Lima Guy
    Lima Guy says:

    Sure! Right now our plans are ***** to ********, and by the end of ********. I hope that helps answer your question!

  6. Steve
    Steve says:

    Sorry everyone, I had to censor Lima’s answer :)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Understood. Just had to give it a shot. But at least we have a comfirmation and know somethings coming!! Woo Hoo!!!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    AW! I just found this great interview! You should send out an email alert the next time Mr. Lima is going to be on!! I do have some questions, but they may be censored anyway. Ha Ha

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