If the person who can effectively sanction ill-conceived wars can play the electric guitar, which is a symbol of rebellion, then that whole worldview becomes confused.
When you tour you become more intimate with your audience. It's like I need reassurance that they like me or at least find me relevant. And that I can still do it.
I'm an entertainer. I don't go round saying I'm a paragon of virtue, so that is clearly not in the public interest.
Comedy is unique in the sense that laughter is a palpable noise that everyone makes.
The best feeling in the world is performing in front of a live audience who like what you're doing. I can understand why people become dictators just because of the thrill they get making the speeches.
I've always been drawn to discomfort and that limbo of unease you get between comedy and tragedy.