PZO: As a band, what are your best qualities?
Ryan: I like the keyboard. <points to Chris> This guy rips
Chris: I think our energy. We are pretty youthful, happy, peppy guys.
We like to exude that on stage.
PZO: What is the most misunderstood lyric in one of your songs?
Chris: Everything is pretty--we don't have one of those blinded by the
Ryan: Excuse me while I kiss this guy. <silence> You know
Jimi Hendrix "Excuse me while I kiss the sky." Anyway
PZO: What is one of your favorite lines from one of your songs?
I've never had to answer this question before.
Rick: Well, I don't want to sound cocky.
Chris: "Buried and dead we are all strangers in the making."
Yeah, I like that one and I like "Here we go."
Rick: Yeah, yeah.
PZO: What was the last good deed you did?
Chris: I helped load the van.
Rick: I had a choice to lie, but I didn't do it.
PZO: What band or artist would you like to see call it quits?
Chris: There's a lot.
Rick: I'd pick The Calling.
Ryan: That's messed up man. That's not even funny. That's lame.
Rick: The Rolling Stones.
Chris: The Beatles need to call it quits.
PZO: What's one thing you would not do no matter how much money you
Rick: I would do anything for any amount of money.
PZO_Camera_Friend: You would kill your mother?
Chris: OH! That's a good one.
Rick: If I can clone her first.
Chris: Nah, I wouldn't kill my mom.
Rick: You could hire the best lawyer.
Ryan: I wouldn't eat my own poop.
Rick: Are you kidding me? Not even for a billion dollars, dude? Think
about that-a billion dollars. Honestly.
Ryan: Is it a lump sum or is it installments?
Rick: All at once, dude.
Ryan: Yeah, I just called it a lump sum.
Ryan: Yeah, I guess I would then. <points to Rick> I'd eat
his poop for a billion dollars.
PZO: What's your favorite childhood memory?
Rick: I don't remember anything.
Chris: That's one I've got to think about for like an hour. I'll get back
Rick: My favorite childhood memory is meeting Ryan.
Ryan: That's what I was going to say.
<they get up and hug>
Ryan: Yeah, ditto for me.
Chris: Your favorite childhood memory was Rick meeting you?
PZO: If you could have your own 1-800 number, what would it be?
Rick: 1-800-Really Cool Guy.
Ryan: That's too many numbers.
Rick: I have a billion dollars I can do whatever I want.
Ryan: 1-800-Really Cool Guy. Just stop dialing after the first 7 numbers.
PZO: What event on your life had the greatest impact on you?
Rick: My bar-mitzvah. I became a man.
Chris: You already had your Bar Mitzvah?
Rick: Yeah, when you're fourteen, dude.
Mike: These are hard questions.
Ryan: I know!
Chris: My first rock show ever was this band The OC Supertones. That was
my first show ever and I was twelve. That changed my life. It was like
I knew what I was going to do with my life.
Ryan: Mine was seeing MC Hammer at the Forum with Rick.
<Ryan and Rick high five each other>
Ryan: Everyone had the Hammer pants then. It was MC Hammer and opening
him was TLC, Boyz II Men--
RICK: and Magic Johnson!
Ryan: Yeah, Magic Johnson introduced him.
PZO: If you could pass a law what would it be?
Chris: No whining. That would be my law.
Rick: You are whining about whining.
Chris: I'm going to jail! No, you know what I mean.
PZO: What's the worst advice you've ever been given?
Chris: Don't touch that!
Ryan: That depends on what you're touching.
Chris: Join Mêlée.
Rick: What? He's a good drummer!
Ryan: <to Mike> You got burned.