They say that death kills you, But death doesn't kill you. Boredom and indifference kill you.
I've probably been spit on more that any person alive outside of, I would say, a member of the prison system.
Look, you're here to see me, and I can't go on until my dealer is here, and he's waiting to be paid, so give me some money so I can fix up, and then you'll get your show.
Yeah, she's heard the war stories.. I tell it all to her. I think one has to, because one wants to know somebody, and one wants to feel that somebody knows one. I mean, the embarrassment quotient has been going down for a long time, and the fond amusement has been rising.
This is the key thing that has always been misunderstood about me. All this fucking crap they said I did.. I only did it because I believed I was playing the actual music that was appropriate and good to reflect that time and place.. Frankly, I've always felt I was completely innocent.
I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.
You say I look goofy? OK, great. You say it's comedy? Great. Whatever anyone thought, I didn't care. Could be goony, could be sexy, could be stupid, could be cool. I didn't know, but as long as it was something, you know?
I have a hot memory, but I know I've forgotten many things, too, just squashed things in favor of survival.