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When you make music, you're in really direct contact with your fans out there, so you hear all kinds of stories.

I think that to explore the uncomfortable and the politically incorrect is the job of the artist.

Music is subjective to everyone's unique experience.

I take computers practically apart and put them back together. I have a supercomputer I built over the years out of different computers.

I've always liked Saturn. But I also have some sympathy for Pluto because I heard it's been downgraded from a planet, and I think it should remain a planet. Once you've given something planetary status it's kind of mean to take it away.

I used to like to break into other people's houses and sit in their rooms. I found it very comforting to be in someone's empty house.

I think I remember from the offset I said, 'I've visited this territory. This isn't for me.' And then I read the script and I said, 'You know, this is completely something different. This is a whole new life.'

I learned early on how to treat women by the examples that were set around me.

I don't know, when I was a kid, when I would see shows that changed my life, I would go to see shows where there was my mother taking us to see classic rock concerts, like Zeppelin, or when I saw Pink Floyd or when I saw, you know, when I was a little older, and I saw Nine Inch Nails, and I saw The Cure.

I only did karaoke once in my life. It was with Courtney Love and it was a total disaster. She pulled me on stage in front of 500 people at a wedding. I'd never done karaoke before.

I showed up in L.A. with $500 and a backpack and I stayed at a shelter, so nobody handed me anything. I worked for every single thing that I have.

My mother is very, very smart and commands respect because she has a lot of respect for herself.

Teens are always shown as one dimensional. They're stereotyped. When I was in high school, I cared about more than getting a date or making the team.

A very common thing these days is people show up and they ask us in the band to sign with a Sharpie right on their skin and they go get it tattooed the next day. Then they'll show up at another show and they'll have their tattoo.

It's not like I'm hanging out at shopping malls or going to celebrity golf tournaments. I'm so in my own little world. I got my dog, my music, my brother, a couple of friends.

Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film.

I kinda have the opposite of ADD. I have a hyper-focused disorder, where if there's a given task in front of me I really concentrate on that.

I understand a lot of the female needs. I'm not saying I know all of them all the time though.

I was never interested in 'Teen Beat' like roles. I just wanted to work.

It's nice if people ask to use your song. You have to make a decision as an artist how you feel about that.