"I think we also just get sick of people
feeling like they know who we are and what we're capable of."
"Yes, we do put pressure on ourselves, I donít know necessarily to up
the ante, but certainly to challenge ourselves. To try to explore new
territory and take risks and I think that none of us want to put out the
same record twice."
"When I was really young I listened to
Madonna, Michael Jackson, sortof the 80s pop icons which didnít necessarily
make me want to start a band, but when I was in high school we had a student
teacher in Chemistry, and we had been talking about music one day, and he
brought me the Jamís ďAll Mod ConsĒ. The Jam totally made me want to start a
band, and then when I discovered the Ramones, in I think also my sophomore
year of high school, they made me want to start a band."
"I consider myself a feminist, and thatís part of the lens through
which I see the world and my daily activities through. But on a daily basis,
thatís not affecting my daily activities."
"I talk to people after the shows. I am always interested in what people's
cities are like and what kinds of lives they lead within those places. I try
to use our music, especially our live shows, to create an intimate
atmosphere, in hopes that that will be a better way of relating to the
- Worst job she ever had was telemarketing.
- Can be seen in carious Priceline
commercials with William Shatner.
- Guitar heroes include Tom Verlaine,
Lightnin' Hopkins, John Fahey, Mary Timony, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend,
Radio Tragedy, and Kaia Wilson
- Has the number 27 tattooed on her arm.
- Began playing guitar at age 16.
- Has a degree in Sociolinguistics from Evergreen State College
- Favorite Simspons character is Lisa.