December Staff of the Month: Jason Murphy

Q: How long have you worked for ISLE/Purple Cat?
A: I’ve had the pleasure of working for ISLE/Purple Cat for 2 years and counting.

Q: What is your job here?
A: I’m a music instructor at our Pearl Street day program. I also work in one of our residential facilities.

Q: What did you do before working here?
A: I have a background in music and healthcare.

Q: What is your favorite candy?
A: I don’t really like candy, but I’ve come to enjoy wax moustaches.

Q: What is your favorite holiday and why?
A: Halloween. I love the autumn weather and the spooky music and parties.

Q: Name one of your favorite songs and why.
A: “Entitlement” by Jack White is in heavy rotation right now. Lyricism and composition like that on a new release is both moving and encouraging. The lyrical content strikes a chord with me personally. “They take like Caesar and nobody cares­ live like Caesar and nobody cares. I can’t bring myself to take without penance­ or atonements or sweat from my brow.”

Q: What do you like to do when you’re not at the Purple Cat?
A: I truly enjoy listening to a collection of songs and gaining knowledge of singers/songwriters that inspire me, and beer.

Q: If you could be any animal, what would it be?
A: a cow.

Q: Who is your favorite Golden String Radio DJ?
A: Mark Castro

Q: What is your favorite event at the Purple Cat?
A: The beer, wine, and chocolate taste.

Q: If you were a superhero, what would your name be? and what would your superpower be?
A: “BigJilm” ­ whipped potatoes any ole’ time!

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