The Keys to Sin City: An Interview with Your Renn Fayre Czars

The Grail asked Renn Fayre Czars Leensa Gheneti, Aminta Gueye, Brenna Intemann-Milligan, David James, and Kieran Nugent to fill out a questionnaire online regarding their experiences as Czars and all things RF2k18. Their answers are copied below.

 Renn Fayre Czars (back row) Kieran Nugent, Aminta Gueye, David James, (front row) Brenna Intemann-Milligan, and Leensa Gheneti. Photo by Claire Pask.

Renn Fayre Czars (back row) Kieran Nugent, Aminta Gueye, David James, (front row) Brenna Intemann-Milligan, and Leensa Gheneti. Photo by Claire Pask.

Grail: Why did you want to be a Renn Fayre Czar?
Leensa:
Serving the Reed community is the greatest honor in the world.
Aminta: I couldn’t resist being on a team with such incredible people.
Brenna: I promised my fave fisher in the whole world, David James.
David: I was a prospie with Jack Johnson who also grew up in Boise. He was a former Renn Fayre Czar and took me to visit the office, and I thought being a Czar seemed like it might be fun. Also, my first year at Reed I promised Brenna that I would be a Renn Fayre czar with her and I wanted to keep that promise.
Kieran: I was born to do this.

G: Favorite failed Renn Fayre theme idea?
L:
Wholesomeness.
A: Friendship.
B: Love and Happiness.
D: Space Jam.
K: World Peace.

G: Best thing about being a Czar?
L: Meeting such cool people.
A: Being able to serve the Reed community.
B: Free advice from such generous people.
D: Free beer.
K: All the free milk.

G: Hardest thing about being a Czar?
L:
Being so loved.
A: It’s too much fun, I can’t imagine what this year would be like without this job.
B: Free advice from such generous people.
D: The piss-poor paycheck.
K: All the free milk.

G: What has been your biggest accomplishment as a Czar?
L:
Making new friends.
A: Picking such a great theme.
B: Not canceling Renn Fayre.
D: Managing the budget.
K: My Spring Fall Outfit.

G: Any tips on how to make the most out of Renn Fayre?
L:
Go to the bug eating contest!!
A: Drink a ton of water and don’t forget to wear sunscreen!
B: Volunteer! It’s a great way to structure your weekend ;) Check out our website: rennfayre2k18.com.
D: Take some introvert time when you need it.
K: Make new friends!

G: Favorite past Renn Fayre project?
L:
Womb room.
A: Decentralized Dance Party.
B: Lawn letters. They’re a classic.
D: The cloud.
K: The giant chair.

G: Favorite Renn Fayre activity?
L: Stop Making Sense.
A: Dancing in the lodges.
B: Softball Sunday and beer.
D: Softball, on Sunday in particular.
K: Karaoke.

G: Sum up your Czardom in one word.
L: Pleasant.
A: Funducational.
B: Amazing.
D: Anxiety.
K: Breathtaking.