Guest Q&A: Kirby Krackle
Seattle-based nerd-rock band Kirby Krackle will perform for the third year in a row at this year’s Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival. A collaboration between life-long pop-culture junkies Jim Demonakos and Kyle Stevens, the pair have crafted entire albums of songs dedicated to comic books, video games, zombies, girls and much more. The band has released three albums: their self-titled debut in 2009, E for Everyone, and most recently, Super Powered Love.
We asked front man Stevens a bunch of awesome questions. Here are his awesome answers.
1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A good comic on a cabin deck in the woods
2. What is your greatest fear?
Diving off the high-dive at the public pool.
3. On what occasion do you lie?
When I tell myself I can get everything done in time.
4. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I tend to overextend myself.
5. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Staying trusting to people when I’ve been knocked down a few times pretty bad.
6. What do you most dislike about yourself?
My sensitive stomach.
7. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
8. What is your most treasured possession?
I kinda hope my voice lasts for a while longer
9. What do you most value in your friends?
Compassion, kindness, generosity
10. The quality you most admire in a person?
11. What supernatural gift would you most like to possess?
Flight (as does everyone)
12. What is your favorite food?
Processed cheese sauce.
13. What is your favorite color?
14. Who is your favorite fictional character?
15. Who is your favorite person in history?
16. Who is your favorite artist?
17. Who is your favorite musician?
18. Who are your favorite writers?
Chopra, Claremont, Gladwell
19. Who are your heroes in real life?
My parents, my siblings, and my wife
20. DC, Marvel, Lovecraft or Whedon Universe?
21. What is your present state of mind?
22. What is your motto?
“Check Yourself, Before You Wreck Yourself”