"For us, the idea of having a work that has contradictions is very important—when, in affirming something, it includes itself and attacks itself. How can you put together all of these things that have nothing to do with each other? You use glue! Glue can be an idea, a word. You can use an ideological glue."
"I don’t think there is subject matter to consider too important to use humor with. A lot of times, people wonder if any of this was intended- you know, like humor is just by accident all the time and maybe it’s not a good thing to laugh, or maybe they’re not getting it, maybe they’re seeing something in it that they shouldn’t. But that’s not the case. I have no problems with my own attempts at humor."
- Raymond Pettibon