Get drunk, Austin, have a love affair. It would be a tragedy to die and discover that you hadn’t completely used up your body.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. It’s hard to understand failure when you’re going through it, but in the grand scheme of things it’s good to fall down – not because you’re drunk and not near stairs.
Touring with Iggy Pop was something to do. It was good fun. I got drunk a lot.