As many (many!) people well know, Tom Waits is a tremendous genius. His musical abilities are like no other, able to combine delightful lyrics with unexpected tunes that will stick with you for ages. He has taken plenty of time over the years to build up a public persona, complete with photos and interviews and plenty of collaborations and tidbits of engaging media. For your entertainment, here is his press conference from just before the Glitter and Doom tour.