YES! Going to CMU, I’ve met so many geniuses who don’t have the best grammar or spelling because maybe they’re an international student or maybe it was just never their forte. Even I make mistakes fairly often. It’s…
“Hundreds of journalists asking - every single fucking interview : “Do you wish it was the sixties ?” No, I don’t wish it was the fucking sixties - Levis jeans wish it was the sixties - I certainly fucking don’t.”—Thom Yorke on the Bends.
"The guy on the air was talking about all this slacker stuff, saying that ‘Loser’ was like some slacker anthem or something. I was like ‘What?’ I said, ‘Turn off the TV.’ I was like ‘Slacker, my ass.’ I mean, I never had any slack. I was working a $4-an-hour job trying to stay alive. I mean, that slacker kind of stuff is for people who have the time to be depressed about everything." In a different interview, he eloquently stated what he thought when he first learned about "Loser" being the Slacker Anthem: "Oh shit. That sucks."
"It was a fun song to make, and when they take it out of context like that, it’s kind of a drag. It’s not some anguished, transcendental ‘cry of a generation.’ It’s just like sitting in someone’s living room eating pizza and Doritos."