Stephen Malkmus has a long history of singing and playing guitar in some of our favorite-ever musical projects, like his current one, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, and his old group, a little band called Pavement. Obviously, we were extremely jazzed when he offered to answer some of your questions about being crushed out on your bandmate, making casual relationships more serious, and telling a dude you respect as a friend that you’re just not interested. And, guys? We didn’t think it was possible for us to like him more, but GUESS WHAT, we totally do now. For more Malkmus-based goodness, you can check out the latest Jicks album Wig Out at Jagbags, which came out earlier this year, and/or keep up with the band on Twitter and Facebook.