Please explain what just happened.
The sun went down.Breakfast time!
What is your earliest memory?
I remember watching The A-Team and CHiPs with my brother, singing Christmas songs with my folks, spilling milk.80’s stuff, ya know?It was a strange time before Viagra, X-Files and the invention of the McFlurry.How did we survive?
If you weren’t a rock & roll player, what other profession would you choose?
Semi-Pro Gentleman of Leisure.
Please describe the current contents of your refrigerator.
Pineapple juice, bag of cheddar, and 34 beers… 33 beers.
Is there a time you wish you’d lied?
Yes. Being honest can get you slapped, thrown out, or even locked up. Good liars live longer. It’s a fact… that I just made up.
What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time and have a conversation with yourself at age thirteen?
I would say, “Man, wait til you’re older for certain things and don’t smoke.” I would also say, “Keep all those oversized, grunge, flannel shirts because they will fit you when you are older and broke.”
If you could have only one album to get you through a breakup, what would it be?
Any Roy Orbison or Otis Redding maybe.
What are three websites—other than your email—that you check on a daily basis?
Not daily but CascadeDriveIn.com.I love hanging out there when I can.We did our video shoot and album photography there.Also, Metrorail.com for the train and any YouTube type site I can use to procrastinate.
From what or whom do you derive your greatest inspiration?
Traveling in America.The people and their stories.The towns.All of it… 32 beers.
Name a book that changed your life.
It didn’t change my life, but Riot of our Own by Johnny Green. I read it when I was younger and on the road.One of my favorites.
If you could relive one moment over and over again, what would it be?
The first time I heard “Louie Louie.”
How are you six degrees from Kevin Bacon?
I worked with 2 people that his band, The Bacon Brothers, worked with. I don’t know them that well though. I kinda wanna watch Footloose now or eat a BLT… is that strange?
What makes you feel most guilty?
Well, at the moment I’m watching The New Adventures of Old Christine.Kinda feeling a bit guilty bout that.
What would you most like to have invented?
The Everlasting Gobstopper.
What is the worst piece of advice you’ve ever gotten?
“Stop writing those damn songs you little punk.They‘ll get ya nowhere”-my teacher.
And “Don’t eat yellow snow” -Zappa.
Wait, the second one turned out to be good advice.
What is the best advice you’ve ever given to someone else?
“Um, you might wanna go get that checked out.” Or: “C’mon jump… it’s not that high… you’ll be fine!”
Oh wait, that second one turned out to be bad advice.
What do you consider the harshest kind of betrayal?
Any kind of betrayal that involves friends, family or anyone you’ve trusted for years and years.It’s hard to trust anyone after that.
Of all the game shows that have graced our TV screens throughout history, which one would you want to be a contestant on and why?
Family Feud with my band. I made them watch it everyday on our bus on the last tour.Survey Says…!
What do you want to know?
Who stopped the rain.
What would you like your last words to be?
“I AM A TIN GOD!”
Please explain what will happen.
Much more procrastination.Train + Beer.Over and out.