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Parodies of commercials are by no means new and have been popular going back to black-and-white TV shows of the '50s.

People love gentle larceny.

The entertainment business is not the be-all and end-all for me.

You know, I've sold a lot of bad movies in my time.

You look at the floor and see the floor. I look at the floor and see molecules.

I bought an island in 1987. It's in one of the lakes in Canada. I went around it in my boat and went to the real estate office and bought it. It's the best $65,000 I've ever spent. My family camp on it and we have great times there.

I grew up on the edge of a national park in Canada - timberwolves, creeks, snow drifts. I really did have to walk home six miles through the snow, like your grandparents used to complain.

There's that old theory that humankind and this planet were seen as the centre of the universe. That was thrown away - how could we be so presumptuous? Well, I subscribe to that.

I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night.

I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.

American Society for Psychical Research Journals were all around the house when I was a kid.

And, I believe that if a man dies with a single penny still sitting in the bank, he's a fool.

Have I personally ever seen a ghost? Not one.

Heaven to me is percussion and bass, a screaming guitar and a burbling Hammond B-3 organ. It's a soup I love being immersed in.

I accept sceptics, you've got to have challenges.

I could sell used battery acid and make it fly.

I get offers all the time from film makers, but they are unknown quantities. I don't go there and do experiments.

I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night. I find myself talking to myself sometimes.

There's huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They've been filmed and are on video.

I don't need fame any more. People are less interested in me in terms of celebrity. I'm happy to see a new generation being the media focus. I'm happy my day is done. It's over.