John Millin (Committed / Set Straight / Good Clean Fun)

 

 

 

 

1.) Statistic StuffPic taken by Anthony Torres    

 

    - Name:     John Millin

    - Nickname:    J.C., John Committed

    - Band / label / zine:    Committed / Set Straight / Good Clean Fun

    - Birthday:     01 / 04 / 78

    - Sign of the zodiac:    Capricorn (me and Jesus)

    - Place of birth:    Akron, Ohio

    - Occupation:     Film Dept. faculty liason @ New School University

    - Residence:     Brooklyn New York

    - Shoesize:     7 UK

    - Colour of eyes:     Brown

    - Colour of hair:     Black

    - Brothers or sisters:    Both

    - Girlfriend:    Wife

    - Pets:    None                                                            Pic taken by Anthony Torres.

 

 

2.) Favourite Stuff

 

    - movie:    Recent: "Fight Club". All time: "Godfather II"

    - book:     "Illusions" by Richard Bach

    - animal:    Pug

    - author:     Roddy Doyle

    - food:    Vegan mint choc. Chip (n)ice cream

    - drink:     Thai iced tea

    - t.v.show:     "Seinfield"

    - brand:     Fred Perry

    - actor / actress:     Brad Pitt / Rachael Leigh Cook (this week)

    - number:     5 ("V")

    - artist:     Bosch

    - flower:     Daisy

    - fragrance:     "Happy" on my wife

    - best record ever:     "Freewheelin'" Bob Dylan

    - stuffed animal:    Pug

    - band:     U2

    - label:    Phyte (plug plug) / Dim-Mak

    - song:    The Jam's "Town called malice"

    - country:     Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard.

    - straight edge band / song:    Minor Threat / Minor Threat: "In my eyes"

 

 

3.) Various Stuff

 

    - First and last record you bought :     First: John Cougar. Last: Mos Def

    - Idol of your childhood / teenage years / nowadays:     George Brett -> Andy Garcia -> Ghandi

    - As a child what did you want to be when you're grown up?     Baseball player -> Actor -> Messiah

    - Favourite toy when you were a child:    Legos and Lincoln logs

    - Name any 3 persons (alive/dead) that you'd love to meet :     Jesus, Ghandi, Johnny Cash

    - Do you consider yourself a spiritual person?    Yeah.

    - If you were sent to a deserted Island and you'd only be allowed to take three things (anything, food/water is provided!!!) with you, what would they be?     My wife, scissors/razor, and my dreamcast.

 

 

4.) Personal Stuff

 

    - Your first kiss: When and with whom?    Don't kiss and tell.

    - Your first time: When and with whom?     (see above)

    - What do you like in particular about yourself?    Confidence

    - What don't you like about yourself?    Too much faith in people

    - Where would you like to live?     New York City (oh wait, I do)

    - Do you like tattoos / piercings?     Do you have any? Yes / No. Yes.

    - First and last HC show ever?     First: Integrity @ Peabodys. Last: Mouthpiece / Bane / Reach the Sky / American Nightmare @ CBGBs

    - If a fairy granted you the choice between Sporty Spice and Britney Spears to be all yours, whom would you take?    Sporty seems like she'd like to rock and roll, but I bet her breath stinks. Britney's just plain icky.

 

 

5.) Musical Stuff

    - How did you get involved with music / sXe?    Friends / scene.

    - Which instruments do you play?    Guitar / bass (in Committed). Harmonica (badly).

    - Who gave life to Committed? When was Committed's first show? Matt and myself. First show w/ Grudgematch @ Peabodys.

    - Who writes the lyrics and music in the band?    Lyrics: Me. Music: Ryan and myself.

    - Releases?     "Demo '98"(cs), "The pride we share"(7"EP), "Committed: s/t" (CD/LP), a million and one comp.s

    - Who else is in the band?    Casey: Vocals; Matt: Guitar; Ryan: Guitar

    - What was the best and worst show you've ever played?     Best: (tie) Seattle and Clevo summer '99. Worst: first show of summer tour w/ Mainstrike in PA (former strip club).

    - Is there anything you like in particular about being on stage?    Everyone else on stage.

    - Anything you hate about being on stage?    The division between band members (kids) and crowd (same kids).

    - What are the bands plans for the future?    Casey: The final plan. The rest: misc. projects

    - In case you can think of a good closing statement feel free to tell the world.     "Punk Rock: That's the answer."