"There is a real patriotism underneath the best of my music but it is a critical, questioning and often angry patriotism."
"Over the last half century the television interview has given us some of TV's most heart-stopping and memorable moments. On the surface it is a simple format - two people sitting across from one another having a conversation. But underneath it is often a power struggle - a battle for the psychological advantage."
"Everybody has to put purees underneath everything now. It's like people think we need the steak, and then we need some baby food with it."