The last time Rookie asked a grown man a question, Morrissey told those happy little tweens that "life is a very serious business for the simple reason that nobody dies laughing." You'd think the pop-culture font founded by 16-year-old fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson would give it a rest after learning such crushing truths about the business of living, but we're thankful they didn't as Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich have now stopped by to share their thoughts on owning up to your schoolyard crushes.
The Atoms for Peace main brains are out promoting their new album Amok and its appending tour dates and DJ sets, but here did their best to earnestly reply to the earnestly crafted questions sent in from Rookie's mostly young, mostly female readership. Among the topics discussed? "Shyness, being bored by a relationship, physical imperfections, and avoiding regret." Previous guests to the Ask a Grown Man interview series include Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, and Judd Apatow, among others.