Did You Know.....?

"Rzeznik" in Polish actually means "Meatcutter."

Johnny wrote "Iris" in a hotel room in one hour.

Johnny's favorite candy is Hershey's Kisses with Almonds, and Robby's is Dum Dum Pops

Johnny used to be in a band with Robby's cousin Paul Takac, their band was called the "Beaumonts."

The band was drunk when they made up their "stupid name." Their original name was the Sex Maggots. One club owner wouldn't let them play with that name, so while they were drunk, they looked through an old True Detective magazine, and they found an ad for a Goo Goo Doll. Johnny has it tattood on his right arm, but went over with with Picasso's "The Dream."

Johnny worked as a bartender, hot dog vendor, and peanut roaster among other jobs before the band made it big.

Johnny wanted to be a plumber. After a day of digging ditches, he said, "Screw this, I'm going to college!" He still is interested in plumbing, though. After A Boy Named Goo came out, he redid one of his sister's bathrooms.

Johnny also loves to cook. If he wasn't a musician, he "would definitely be a cook."

Robby loves Pokemon! He has a sticker of Pikachu on one of his guitars. "I support anything that causes mass hysteria in children," he says.

Johnny and Robby once argues for 14 hours straight while drinking.

Robby once pushed John down a staircase with a broken arm.

Robby played the Trombone in his school band.

Mike loves to golf, ride his bike, and run long distances.

Johnny can swear proficiently in Polish.

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