The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
Cycling is a joy and faster than many other modes of transport, depending on the time of day. It clears the head.
Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on.
On a bike, being just slightly above pedestrian and car eye level, one gets a perfect view of the goings-on in one's own town.
Do I wear a helmet? Ugh. I do when I'm riding through a precarious part of town, meaning Midtown traffic. But when I'm riding on secure protected lanes or on the paths that run along the Hudson or through Central Park - no, I don't wear the dreaded helmet then.
You create a community with music, not just at concerts but by talking about it with your friends.
That's the thing about pictures: they seduce you.
If anything, a lot of electronic music is music that no one listens to at home, hardly. It's really only to be heard when everyone's out enjoying it.
I'm no Lance Armstrong, but I do use a bike to get from place to place in Manhattan, a little bit of Brooklyn.
That's the one for my tombstone... Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?
I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover. I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll.
Analysis is like a lobotomy. Who wants to have all their edges shaved off?
I wanted to be a secret agent and an astronaut, preferably at the same time.
Some artists and indie musicians see Spotify fairly positively - as a way of getting noticed, of getting your music out there where folks can hear it risk-free.
Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
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