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Jack BlackThomas Jacob “Jack” Black (born August 28, 1969) is an American actor, producer, comedian, voice artist, writer, and musician. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films, though he has played some serious roles. He is best known for his roles in High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock, King Kong (2005), Nacho Libre, Tropic Thunder, Bernie and the Kung Fu Panda films. Black is considered a member of the so-called Frat Pack, a loose grouping of comic actors who have appeared together in various Hollywood films, and has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. He is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass.

 




1. YOU MUST NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE EYEBROW.

2. I PLAYED, LIKE, A YEAR OF PIANO UNTIL I LEARNED THE ‘PINK PANTHER’ THEME. THAT WAS MY GOAL. ONCE I WAS GOOD ENOUGH, I QUIT. NOW MY MUSIC HAS TO HAVE SOME ROCK.

3. WHEN I WAS A KID, I THOUGHT I WAS THE STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD. THEN, THE FASTEST RUNNER AND THEN THE SMARTEST PERSON IN THE WORLD. ONE BY ONE MY DELUSIONS GOT SHUT DOWN. NOW I JUST SEE MYSELF AS THE LAMEST GUY IN THE WORLD.

4. PUSH-UPS, SIT-UPS, AND A STRICT DIET OF RAISINS. THAT’S MY PLAN.

5. I THINK OF MYSELF AS AN ENTERTAINMENT ARSENAL. LIKE I HAVE MY ACTING BAZOOKA AND MY MUSIC MACHETE. AND YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT I’M GOING TO COME AT YOU WITH.

6. I’VE HAD SO MANY HOT, CHEESY, CORNY LOVES OF MUSIC IN MY LIFE. I HAD A VERY INTENSE BILLY JOEL PERIOD. SO ONCE YOU’VE REALLY JOELED IT UP – THERE’S SOME GOOD PERIODS OF JOEL; IT’S NOT ALL HOT CHEESE. BUT I CAN’T JUDGE ANYONE ELSE FOR THEIR CHEESE. I’VE DEEP-SEA DIVED IN THE GOUDA.

7. THE MOVIE SPINAL TAP ROCKED MY WORLD. IT’S FOR ROCK WHAT THE SOUND OF MUSIC WAS FOR HILLS. THEY REALLY NAILED HOW DUMB ROCK CAN BE.

8. THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT A DIVORCE IN THAT EVEN IF YOUR PARENTS STILL LOVE YOU, THE FACT THAT THEY CAN’T LIVE WITH EACH OTHER MAKES YOU FEEL THERE’S SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOU.

9. MY CHILDREN ARE MAGICAL CREATURES AND I LOVE THEM TO DEATH.

10. LET’S FACE IT, THE GREAT COMEDIANS NOW THAT ARE HANDICAPPED IN THE LOOKS DEPARTMENT ARE TREMENDOUS WRITERS.

11. I DON’T GET HUNG UP ON WEIGHT.

12. I LIKE BEING MARRIED. I’M AT HOME WITH MY WIFE AND KIDS ALL THE TIME NOW. I DON’T GO OUT FOR WILD NIGHTS.

13. WHEN IT’S A BAD MOVIE YOU WANT TO RELEASE IT QUIETLY. YOU TRY TO KEEP IT A SECRET LIKE AN STD.

14. I’D JUST LIKE TO BE IN FILMS THAT I WOULD LIKE TO SEE.

15. MY PARENTS WERE VERY SUPPORTIVE OF ME AND MY ARTISTIC ENDEAVOURS. MY FATHER AND MOTHER CAME TO EVERY SCHOOL PLAY I EVER DID.

16. I’M GONNA DROP FITTY. I’M GONNA DROP FITTY POUNDS. HOW MANY QUARTER-POUNDERS WITH CHEESES IS THAT? I’M GONNA DROP 200 QUARTER-POUNDER WITH CHEESES.

17. IF BEETHOVEN AND BACH HOOKED UP WITH MOZART AND MADE A BAND, THEY COULD BE A DISTANT RUNNER UP TO THE D.

18. BACK IN THE ’70S, LIKE ONE OF MY FAVORITE MOVIES EVER WAS ‘THE BAD NEWS BEARS’, AND THAT WAS A KIDS’ MOVIE, BUT I DON’T THINK OF IT THAT WAY. I THINK OF IT AS JUST A GREAT MOVIE BECAUSE WALTER MATTHAU WAS SO FUNNY AND SO HARSH WITH THOSE KIDS.

19. I’D RATHER BE THE KING OF KIDS, THAN THE PRINCE OF FOOLS.

20. I JUST REMEMBER THE EARLY DAYS OF TENACIOUS D. THERE WAS NO TALK OR THOUGHT ABOUT DOING A TV SHOW OR A MOVIE.

21. WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT ROCK AT ITS ORIGIN, AND YOU THINK OF THE BEATLES AND MILLIONS OF KIDS SCREAMING AS LOUD AS THEY CAN AND RUNNING AS FAST AS THEY CAN TOWARDS THE BEATLES, THERE’S NO ONE WHO IS THAT KIND OF LIGHTNING ROD, WHO COMMANDS THAT KIND OF POWER AND HAS THAT KIND OF CREATIVE MAGMA.

22. I MAKE A MEAN PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY SANDWICH.

23. THERE’S NOTHING YOU CAN REALLY DO TO PREPARE TO ROCK. DO YOU PREPARE TO EAT A DELICIOUS MEAL? ARE YOU HUNGRY? THEN YOU’RE GONNA EAT IT.

24. WE’RE IN THE DARK AGES IF J-LO CAN HAVE A MUSIC CAREER BECAUSE OF HER ASS. AND LET’S FACE IT, THAT’S IT.

25. I DON’T HAVE ANY REAL SPIRITUALITY IN MY LIFE – I’M KIND OF AN ATHEIST – BUT WHEN MUSIC CAN TAKE ME TO THE HIGHEST HEIGHTS, IT’S ALMOST LIKE A SPIRITUAL FEELING. IT FILLS THAT VOID FOR ME.

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