When you get into Louisiana, it really is like a different country in a lot of ways. The plants you see are a little different, like the weeping willows and the cypress trees that come up out of the bayou. And it's steamy hot.— Sam Trammell
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There's also the tradition of voodoo, the Haitian magic arts, in New Orleans.
And because New Orleans is below sea level, when they bury people in New Orleans, it's mostly above ground. So you have this idea that the spirits are more accessible and can access you more easily because they're not even buried.
Yeah, I spent my teen years in West Virginia, and when I was a kid, in Louisiana. I definitely have that exposure to two different sorts of rural: the South and Appalachia.
One of the most important things is just to be kind to other people.
That is absolutely really important to us, and important to me. That's something that you need to help your kids with, for sure.
I'll watch CNN in the mornings to catch up on what's going on.
On the weekends, I get the Sunday edition of 'The New York Times.'
Obviously, guns are a way to protect yourself.
When I was in high school, I was really into string theory and superstring theory and read 'Scientific American.' It's fascinating.
Peter Dinklage is one of my oldest friends from New York!
Because I see my own boys growing, and I see other children growing and I just have such a connection.
I guess everybody's different, but I know that everybody's natural instinct is to remember the bad stuff more than the good stuff.
Being a father is just wonderful.
I was good at math, math was my thing - but I was not nearly good enough to be an astrophysicist. I was way outta my league. I realized this very quickly.
In the country, it feels like you don't have control over nature anymore - nature is in control of you.
There's something about a humid, dusky evening that's kind of sexy.
I listen to KCRW in the car and Pandora radio, which I stream through the stereo from my iPhone. I've been listening to everything from Caribou to Conway Twitty. If I'm going on a longer car ride, I'll download some podcasts.
In high school, I played in a Rush cover band.
I'm used to getting reviews. I try not to read much because you'll always focus on the bad ones and not remember the good ones, so it can be a negative thing for a performer.