Mike's Words on Politics and the Environment
E-Zine February 2004
You've just been elected to the US senate. What's on
your agenda legislation-wise?
Mike Malinin: Environmental issues would
be way up there. I would also try to imprison those responsible
for rigging the election in Florida and forcing a "president"
on us that nobody voted for. Anybody remember that or care
anymore? You should. Go listen to the newest NOFX CD. That
way you can rock out while being educated. That way you can
avoid having to read a book, which apparently nobody does
You've just won a contest in which the prize is your
"dream car". What make and model of car do you choose?
(And no, you can't just take the money.)
Mike Malinin: Preferably something that
doesn't run on petrol. If I can't do that, then whatever is
the most fuel efficient. Don't really care about cars. After
all, I live in LA. The sky is brown.
You can go back in time and kill one person without disrupting
the space/time continuum, creating a paradox and causing the
universe to collapse upon itself. Who would it be?
Mike Malinin: Hmmmmm. I guess it might be
Hitler or Stalin. But then again, my life would be more pleasant
without Ben Affleck around ruining tons of perfectly good
films. Jerry Falwell is always a good choice. Do I have to
choose just one?
Taking into account all current political, social and
economic situations, which country would you most like to
be and why?
Mike Malinin: Probably Australia. Too small
to be an aggressive world power. The average person seems
to be more in touch with the world. Plus the place is just
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