Making the Olympic team was the biggest thing I've ever accomplished. That was something I had to wait four years to accomplish.
My whole life revolved around TV as a kid. I would come home and make sure I finished my homework every night by 8 o'clock, generally so that I could sit down and watch TV from 8 to 10. As a kid, it was 'Family Ties' and 'Roseanne' and 'Growing Pains' and 'Perfect Strangers' and 'Golden Girls.' I mean, I watched everything.
The only way governments or would-be governments respond to ills these days is by seeking to lower the temperature… and that tends to mean public spending.
I eat foods such as fish, chicken, fruit and vegetables while avoiding red meat, dairy and wheat.
The remarkable thing about 'Avatar' is the degree to which the technology is integral to the story. It is important to show Pandora and its Na'Vi natives in 3-D because 'Avatar' is fundamentally about the moral necessity of seeing other beings fully.
The act of writing a song involves a degree of letting go of yourself, and that's very much being a child.