"I dropped acid skiiing one time and lost my wallet" - Adam Yauch in 1989, possibly citing the origin of the lyric "I drop the L when I'm skiing"
"[It's] a song where I am starting to say what I'm feeling spiritually. The lyrics to that song aren't on the lyric sheet and I'm using a real distorted mic, so it's not really clear; but I got a lot of positive feedback from people. I was kind of taking a big risk for myself doing that, just in terms of my own
confidence, but I got a lot of positivity on that." - Adam Yauch, 1995
"...a selection of snippets of New York life loosely bound together by their shared brevity; it forms a sort of final summary of what Paul's Boutique is all about" - paraphrased from Rhyming & Stealing: A History of the Beastie Boys by Angus Batey, 1998