I have late-stage Lyme disease. I was misdiagnosed for many, many years and told I had lupus, MS, Crohn's disease, even degenerative arthritis. And finally in 2010, I got the correct diagnosis, because on the last Le Tigre tour, I was having several seizures a day and at times not being able to brush my own teeth.
It's important to me to reach deep into the community and promote Latino artists.
I'm a terrible person for carrying things around. I carry everything around with me, it's like my home.
Fans are my favorite thing in the world. I've never been the type of artist who has that line drawn between their friends and their fans. The line's always been really blurred for me. I'll hang out with them after the show. I'll hang out with them before the show. If I see them in the mall, I'll stand there and talk to them for 10 minutes.
The possible solutions to a given problem emerge as the leaves of a tree, each node representing a point of deliberation and decision.
I like when entertainment not only makes me laugh or cry or thrills me, but makes the world a little clearer – and makes myself a little clearer.