What follows is a very nearly complete transcript of our ultra-meaty, ultra-entertaining interview with Damian Kulash, lead singer of OK Go, conducted by Sam Nash, Zack Beauvais, and Adrian Choy. The band's new album, Of the Blue Colour of the Sky, is in stores now.
We are greeted by Damian and Andy testing their new, Fenton-made amplifiers. After they are done, Damian asks if we want to go grab a cup of coffee.
On the way to Espresso Royale to "support the locals..."
D: For whom is this interview being conducted?
S: For the Gargoyle Magazine.
D: Is that associated with the college?
A: We're a humor/culture sort-of-thing going on.
D: Got it. Are you a take on The Onion?
Z: Well, there's...see, we just had our hundredth anniversary, like, we were originally supposed to be like the New Yorker and all that. It's kind of an outdated style, but we've kept with it...tried to...The paper that's like The Onion is a lot more popular.
D: Ah, really? Fuckers. Whoever that is, I will beat them down. I will beat them the fuck down.
Z: No, you should. We played them in football and they're assholes.
D: Dicks. Dickwad dickholes.