Fans love to speculate on whether new player will succeed or fail, but on-field success might have more to do with a player's off-field transition than with adjusting to a new style of play.
"I had not seen or even heard of braces before coming to America. Several kids I knew had braces, and they looked like robots."
The VHS tapes I grew up with were a mix of classic American cartoons and Soviet-produced Russian cartoons. Looking back on them now, I can see how those cartoons shaped my cultural identity—and I realize that I didn't totally understand them.
In anticipation of his first solo show, 'Ho,' the polarizing artist talked to us about everything from Goatse to Jeff Koons.