August 5, 2008

really good one:





  1. Raiden on August 8, 2008 at 4:41 pm

    100 pairs of sneakers? Damn! Wish I could have that much. I only got 10 :(. Your artwork is amazing. Wish I could put all those paintings in my house. I ordered the “Xander”. I’m a big fan of DCs so, I must have one. Great job Mike. Amazing as always.

  2. nillp on August 8, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    “man of the moment, Mike Shinoda” definitively. 😀

    amazing interview.. good to know that the scholarship is working very well.. (:

    keep rocking, dude!

    love ya ~ mk’nil ♥

  3. rockermeg on August 7, 2008 at 10:18 am

    Cool interview!

    I was pleased to hear the Scholarship is kicking off

    Megan x

  4. kuss on August 7, 2008 at 9:16 am

    Hi Mike, i heard that you guys might be back to “TAIWAN” on Oct. is that TURE??? I know MFR concert will be hold in China, and we really look forward to seeing you again!! Please let us know if you will be here. Just can’t wait to get the tickets!!!??? xxxooo

  5. LinkinNessa on August 7, 2008 at 8:43 am

    i know that hasn’t got anything to do with this threat, but i found it at the internet and just thought of you xDD
    that’s so damn hilarious xDD

    watch it out 🙂

  6. redbuz2000 on August 7, 2008 at 8:20 am

    Hi Mike………..I’m following the advice from fans who replied to my post in the Linkin Park message board. The thread is titled “Request for any Linkin Park Band member”. If you get the chance, please give it a read…………we’ll be watching from the grass in Mountainview, and my daughter ‘s name is Devon.
    I know you’re a busy guy…………….if you get the chance to read this, and if you have any opportunity to make my daughter’s day even more memorable, then thanks, and I appreciate it.
    Regardless; thanks for the music, and we’re looking forward to the show.

  7. Shinoda77 on August 7, 2008 at 7:34 am

    Yea this posters aren’t available in Europe 😦 That really sucks…
    BTW: Your head and Phoenix’s body:

    😀 😀

  8. Madlen on August 7, 2008 at 3:39 am

    This is a great interview really…i wish i could get those but i can’t really afford them.I’m gonna buy something from your art show:)

  9. Shinodabestfriend on August 7, 2008 at 12:48 am

    MICHAEL!!!! I told you that you are A WONDERFUL ARTIST!! lol
    by the way, I wanna buy your shoes! and maybe I can! ^^ if it happens I wilol die for happyness… and go to bed with those shoes… and kiss them… and have luch with them…. and.. fantasize LOL
    I MUST BUY THOSE SHOESSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! …and thank you to create them… YOU ARE THE BEST!!! yes, you know that… U.U lol BIG kisses ♥ ^^

  10. ShadowerLiltani on August 6, 2008 at 7:46 pm

    Oh and, by the way, I started with playdoh. In preschool I’d make snails and flashlights for everybody. I don’t remember when I started drawing, but, I think it was after I got into story telling and writing. It was early though. I figured since we’re both artists I should share that ^ ___ ^


  11. analoggirl on August 6, 2008 at 7:16 pm

    That was a great read! Detailed and full of key messages. (haha) It’s pretty interesting to see that more and more people are turning to bloggers and new media to get the message out there. I guess it works to your advantage, seeing how you “only do e-mail responses to press interviews.” 😉

  12. ShadowerLiltani on August 6, 2008 at 5:11 pm

    Damn me and my size 5 feet… I was actually considering buying the shoes today and my feet are way too small… Maybe next time you’ll do this, cause I know you can’t resist, you’ll have a broader range of (christ in hell Spike keeps jumping on me… he’s a kitten…) sizes. I WANT XANDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sniffle Anyways that was a fantastic interview 🙂

    Edit: I did buy both art books in the store a little while ago. I love art books and I am trying to start a collection. I’m very excited 😀 I have four already, 2 about Salvador Dali and 2 about art history

  13. SimplyMode on August 6, 2008 at 4:35 pm

    Nice, I’d never seen your first remix before. It’s dope!
    && The second of course!.
    I’m buying the “glorious excess” book sometime next week..

  14. AdrenalinShockk on August 6, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    Loved the interveiw! Ha Mike sounds so sweet,its cute :] And hell man, tripple threat!! What a great accomplishment,but man i wish i could seriously wake up one day in Mikes shoes. I mean art and music are my two loves..but this interveiw makes me even more proud yet excited of buying my pride shoes now i seriously cant wait.

  15. shan1105 on August 6, 2008 at 11:55 am

    great interview, only a hundred pairs i have almost that and i am not a celebrity, just a shoes freak. cant wait to see you at PR cleveland.!!!!!!!!!

  16. lpsweet24 on August 6, 2008 at 9:23 am

    Awesome interview mike! 🙂 jezzzzz your so talented! i like how you kinda just go with the flow and see where life will take you in the future. i wish you the best of luck! 🙂 luv the shoes! good luck with the rest of PR!!

  17. Curiosa on August 6, 2008 at 9:12 am

    Nice interview. 🙂 You almost sound like me, everything depends on what I feel like doing at the time. lol

    Here’s something to ponder. Mike have you ever wondered how your art would do if you weren’t Mike Shinoda from LP but rather just Mike Shinoda the unkown artist? Take care. 🙂

  18. msgirl on August 6, 2008 at 8:54 am

    mikey,so u prefer ur music right now,??? i hope u r having nice pro rev……if the music and art r ur life?,my life is u……..i can’t live without u….linkin park…….:) love yah….kiss…………have a nice day take care take care take care…….:)

  19. msgirl on August 6, 2008 at 8:52 am

    ..mikey…..nice interview…….yeah,i know that u can’t live without ur music and art…..it’s ur life..u always liked arts and musics.and u achieved success…..:) but me?i don’t have s/th that i love to do……just listening lp is my favourite thing…so,someday i will achieve success and work for u in my career?haha!hope i will……:) u gave me a great example..:) so i will..:) i haven’t decided my career yet,but hope to work in nonprofit charity corporation in the future…it’s my dream…hhmm..is it related with ur work?maybe,i will see u in music for relief someday…..:)

  20. deadbyke on August 6, 2008 at 6:34 am

    i am a boy from China…
    i see a really awesome and cool shoes from the website you gave us……..i fell in love with it…
    but it is only sold in USA…..and maybe i couldn’t afford to pay it……………damn….
    it’s really cool
    just like LP’s albums….

  21. cuz on August 6, 2008 at 6:15 am

    hundred pairs? holy shit xD nice ;D

    i agree, really good interview. i’m always interested in what people have to say, especcialy if it’s my favourite artist 🙂 your music and art are just great and impressive. and i’m really interested what it’ll be like in the future 🙂 i can’t wait to see tomorrow with you… 🙂

  22. Anika on August 6, 2008 at 5:39 am

    I love the shoes! and i love youre paintings! they r so fuckin cool!!! n nice interview! x]

  23. Illara on August 6, 2008 at 5:20 am

    thats a good interview! (:

    awesome had fun reading it!


  24. So_S on August 6, 2008 at 5:16 am

    100 pairs of sneakers?? jeez Mike!!! you’re worse than Chester! …nah, i doubt it 😛

    great interview btw 🙂

  25. axrinekey on August 6, 2008 at 4:35 am

    It never be good, it’s always the best xD

    I’ve always think that the designs of the sneakers are genius 🙂

    Great job! xD

    It’s fun reading the interview.

  26. I_B_Long on August 6, 2008 at 2:30 am

    is it just me or do most of the comments below make absolutely NO sense whatsover?
    aaanyway, awesome interview. you are an amazingly talented person. but young?….i find that to be debatable…

  27. KATHYxx on August 6, 2008 at 1:29 am

    THAT’S what my old DC shoes used to look like!?

  28. Jelly on August 6, 2008 at 12:23 am

    Hey I started learning drawing as soon as I could hold a pencil, too ^^ I’m very interested in drawing you know… Besides that, I love to edit LP posters with PTS! 😀 I think I can drawing whole day without eating 😀 They’re so exciting! And I want to become a graphic designer like you… I try to achieve that^_*

  29. soyuneik on August 6, 2008 at 12:09 am

    Subliminal message occurring ..now.. You want to use one of my beats…you are getting sleepy. Very sleepy.
    Oh shit, Chris! Yea please do tell us, Mike! ILL BILL? Come on, at least give me this one. ..I’ll be good.

  30. Chris on August 5, 2008 at 11:52 pm

    Bought myself a pair of your shoes the day they went on presale. I can’t wait to get them.

    Oh and question, if you end up reading this, I just saw the tracklist for Ill Bill’s upcoming album and I had previously heard you were working with him a bit…on his wikipedia page (as unreliable as that can be lol) you aren’t mentioned. Did you end up working with him?

  31. ms_shock on August 5, 2008 at 11:28 pm

    Yea… that’s realy good!!! xD xD xD hahaha “triple threat” xD

  32. MissNatalie1984 on August 5, 2008 at 11:21 pm

    hey man that’s an awesome interview.

    you’re officially a “triple threat” 🙂 you should be proud.


  33. kairimai on August 5, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    Awesome interview! Your shoes are too expensive for someone like me xD but they’re really cool. 🙂

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