"Tell them to look up. Tell them to remember the stars. The stars are always
there but we miss them in the dirt and clouds. We miss them in the storms. Tell them to remember hope. We have
People I Admire
Imogen Heap Josh Groban Idina Menzel Katy Perry Dave Matthews Band Coldplay Shoshana Bean Dresden Dolls Amanda Palmer Zoe Keating Ben Folds (5) Five For Fighting Seal Counting Crows Beatles Simon And Garfunkel Blue October Sarah McLachlan Dave Matthews Within Temptation Paramore Evanescence Mandy Moore Utada Death Cab For Cutie Smashing Pumpkins Tegan and Sara Pink Anberlin Bjork Lucia Micarelli Sting The Police Annie Lennox Phil Collins Cranberries
And you may be acquainted with the night But I have seen the darkness in the day And you must know it is a terrifying sight Because you and I are living the same way
"Being true to yourself requires patience and integrity. Being true to your art requires diligence
and insanity. Either way...you persevere."
"We have always trusted artists to be the last sacred alchemists in our culture, able to make meaning
through the most elemental act of questioning."
O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you She is the fairies' midwife Her traces of the smallest spider web Pricked from the lazy finger of a maid In this state she gallops night by night Ladies' lips, who straight on kisses dream Then he dreams of another benefice Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck And then he dreams of cutting foreign throats Drums in his ear, at which he starts and wakes And being thus frighted swears a prayer or two And sleeps again This is she, this is she
Idina: "That's funny."
Idina: "Not as funny as me."
Girl: "I bet you a hundred bucks I am."
Idina: "Eh. Fuck it lady. Don't be sassy with me. I got sass for days. I played the wicked witch of the west."
(Pause for applause)
Idina: "And I have a mic pack up my ass. Don't mess with me."
"Let's talk about music. Can we do that? Maybe rock, maybe roll. Your music, my music, and their music. Whatever you're hearing, you have to admit
it's in your ears always, and sometimes it's in your soul, sometimes it's punching you in the backbone and making it hard for you to breathe. Take
a breath-a deep one. I want to talk about music"