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Valley News illustration Shawn Braley. All background illustrations by Brian Barthlemes.

Shawn Braley’s first question for Brian Barthelmes: “Aren’t you afraid that your life will seem like a cliché to some people? Like, oh no, not another professional football player turned musician turned tattoo artist. Are there parallels among the three, or does each activity tap into a completely different part of your personality?”

Click here for the answer and the rest of the Q&A with the 34-year-old Wilder resident. Plus, here’s how it looks in print, courtesy of Brian himself:


Thanks @shawnbraleyillustration and @vnewsuv for the illustration and the interview. ????

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In addition to bringing us the taco truck sign and footage of the dancing Batman, Brian has a little workout routine you can try, free of charge, to get your dadbod on:

Brian Where’s your #dadbod ? Keep it simple keep it tight. #superset #twindad #twinning #happywifehappylife #exercise

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BTW, have you been following Shawn’s illustrated interview series? So far, he has profiled:

If you know of somebody else who might warrant an interview, Shawn can be reached at sbraley@vnews.com.