30 September 2014 #
25 September 2014#
Put a grocer’s bag in another fellow’s automobile. His friends will think he calls upon the grocer himself, like a dim-witted errand boy!
I played a lot of weasels, a lot of cowards; sweating cowards was my thing. I used to play like hippies and, like, counterculture guys, and [John] Belushi kind of took that over, so I moved into the coward role. … The other thing I would always play was the character called “specs” or “the professor.” I’d play the brainy guy, which I ended up doing, of course, in Ghostbusters.
23 September 2014#
So here’s my newest D&D character idea: A bard who specializes in the horn. I’ll have a playlist on my iPhone queued up full of horn solos. Whenever my character uses Bardic Inspiration or casts a spell, I’ll play one of the songs.
18 September 2014#
Licensed to Ill changed everything. In those days, this was really before samples clearances. Nobody even knew how to do that stuff. During the making of Licensed to Ill, the sampler got developed. In the earlier songs for the album, there was no sampler, and everything where it seems like a sample is either DJ’ed in with records, or a tape loop around the studio, which was kind of cumbersome and complicated. Sampling didn’t really exist yet. So the idea that you could clear a sample, or a sample was something you could use on a record, that all came later. So they’re very renegade records
11 September 2014#
That the only thing that really matters in life are your relationships to other people.
8 September 2014#