Pitchfork
Is the internet a big part of your life?

Tom Waits
No. I mean, it's necessary, but it's not really part of my world. It's robots, right?
They are taking over the world. What is the biggest enemy of a computer?

Pitchfork
I'm going to say water.

Tom Waits
There you go. Slowly, their goal is to eliminate all the water on Earth so they can just hum in a room somewhere with each other, generating information. Right now we're part of their plan because we're helping them promote and become more popular, but eventually they'll kill us off.


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