• What my mom failed to understand was that I didn't even want long hair -- I needed long hair. And my desire for protracted, flowing locks had virtually nothing to do with fashion, nor was it a form of protest against the constructions of mainstream society. My motivation was far more philosophical. I wanted to rock.

    Chuck Klosterman (2012). “Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey In Rural North Dakota”, p.17, Simon and Schuster