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Q: What are some of your influences and why?
Benji: Influences are The Clash, Minor Threat, Rancid...
Joel: The Cure, The Smiths, Weezer, Beastie Boys and many more.

Q: How was it being on tour with Eve 6?
Joel: Great time, we had a lot of time to hang out with the guys and their great people, definitely, probably touring together in the future again.

Q: Are there any downsides to having a rock star status?
Benji: We didn't know that we are rock stars, but so far we like it a lot.

Q: As rising musicians, what do you think about Napster?
Benji: I think Napster is one of the coolest things that has happened to music, only thing that sucks is when artists get out of royalties they should be making.
Joel: - I'm not necessarily against Napster, I just support Metallica for taking a stand.

Q: In terms of changes you have made to this record...
Joel: We made some changes when we were recording the record, a lot of the songs we have been playing for over three years, we want to enjoy ourselves while we tour and play this record.

Q: What's been your favorite place to play?
Joel: Can't really name one place, every show is different and we always have a great time, but we played a bar mitzvah one time and it really sucked.
Benji: I could name a few: Naptown, Chicago, Philly, and I really liked Rhode Island.

Q: Does Joel prefer blondes or brunettes?
Joel: When it comes to that, I don't have preferences, I prefer personality and style. The color of her hair does not matter.

Q: What was it like touring with Lit?
Benji: It was awesome, they are really nice guys. We had a great time hanging out with them.
Joel: It was alot of fun, can't wait to tour with them again. Plus, AJ is really hot!

Q: Do you guys listen to any harder rock?
Benji: Yes we do - I like Linkin Park, H20 rules too.
Joel: I like KoRn, and I like the Deftones.

Q: Is it strange when fans recognize you when you are away from home?
Benji: It is really crazy, but it is really cool.
Joel: It's really cool when people recognize us away from home.

Q: Any embarassing moments while you have been on tour?
Joel: So far, I fell off the stage once.
Benji: I fell off the stage and all my clothes fell off.

Q: Do you guys ever visit children's hospitals, and if so, did it make you feel good that you could bring joy to your lives?
Benji: We plan to visit hospitals while on tour and we are involved with the clothing company East Coast Clothing, working with them to bring joy to children in children's hospitals, with the help of this company. They are a very charitable organization.
Joel: We are also involved with an organization called SHiNE, working with them to bring joy to many people's lives with their help as well.

Q: When is "Little Things" going to be on TRL?
Joel: It is completely and entirely up to our fans as to when we'll be on TRL.

Q: How many tattoos do you each have?
Joel: Ten tattoos, first one an Irish flag above my elbow.
Benji: I have about 16 or 17 tattoos, my first was the Irish flag above my right elbow.

Q: Favorite song to play live?
Benji: Festival Song.
Joel: Waldorf Worldwide.

Q: What do you guys think of boy bands?
Joel: I don't think of them very much, and when I do, it's not negative, it's just not my thing.
Benji: Yeah, I was in Menudo.

Q: Do you guys get to do anything normal, or do you have to wait till early in the morning to go anywhere?
Joel: Actually, we are all pretty normal, lead pretty normal lives.

Q: What was the strangest thing a chick did to get your attention?
Joel: A girl bit me once, she walked up to me and bit me, and for the record, I hated it. And a girl licked me.
Benji: Girls don't try to get my attention.

Q: Do you feel like fansites have helped your success in any way?
Joel: Fansites have been a huge help in our success, especially over the internet.

Q: Benji, how many songs do you have that apply to your life?
Benji: Most every song that I do applies to my life, all about real things that we have dealt with.

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