My Interview with
Chris Kennedy

I recently had the chance to do an email interview with Ruth Ruth's front man Chris Kennedy. Here it is:

-New Hyde Park, Long Island, NY.
Your musical influences?
-Elvis Presley and Brian Wilson.
What would you do if you were not a musician?
-Starve even more.
Bands you would like to see in concert?
-Tony Bennett and Portishead.
What was the best concert experience you've ever had?
-Watching Donny Osmond get attacked onstage at Madison Square Garden.
-John Denver telling some guy to shut up.
What pisses you off?
-Evil people.
What makes you happy?
What scares you?
-People I love dying.
-Prayer for Owen Meany, and Catcher in the Rye.
-State of Grace, and Deer Hunter.
TV Show(s)?
-The Odd Couple, and Benny Hill.
Fictional Character(s)?
-Batman, and Daredevil.
-Chocolate, and Coke.
Store(s) to shop at?
-Grand Union, and Barnes & Noble.
Subject(s) in school?
-Current Events.
Club(s) to play at?
-Metro, in Chicago.
What do you do for fun?
-Hammer metal, and play with my dog.
What do you never leave home without?
-My doubts.
How many pairs of shades do you own?
Tell me a little bit about "Blue Moon".
-Check out Elvis Presley's version.
Did you actually kill Meg the prom queen?
-No, she wrecked me.
A few words that describe yourself?
-Hungry, tired, and hyper.
Did I forget to ask you something? Anything else you want to say?
-You guys rule for driving all the way up to NYC for our show.