Q&A John Cusack

John Cusack co-produced, co-wrote and stars in High Fidelity. He is a genius.

Q. Could we become really good friends and call each other all the time and have inside jokes and stuff?

A. If you trash me in the article, that would probably put the odds against it.

Q. What kind of adjectives might engender friendship?

A. If every once in a while the word genius could just pop in. Not that I am one, but that it's hovering around me.

Q. Do you ever go back and watch Better Off Dead?

A. No. Do you go back and read...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!