ANDREW W.K.: Seeking to define partying is somewhat of a losing effort. Because by its very nature [partying] is trying to liberate oneself from the need to have the mental comprehension of life—or celebration—in general. Instead you’re trying to have a more visceral and physical encounter with life. How would you define joy? How would you define the greatest feeling you ever felt? Words would begin to fail you. Even your mind couldn’t express the experience you’re going through. We run up to those limits of comprehension, the limits of logic, limits of rationality, when we start to dive deeper into these core questions. What does it mean to be alive? What’s happening to me? What is this thing called getting to be a person?