Thomas Pletzinger: I think it can be confusing, but I wanted it to be a kind of a voyage for the reader too.
Is that a kid crying in the back?
Sufjan Stevens: Yeah, that’s my nephew, my sister’s two-year-old. I’m surrounded by stuffed animals right now.
TP: I’m actually surrounded by a collection of old Donald Duck comics. (laughter) I’m at my sister’s house too and my little nephew just woke up and came in here. He’s three and a half.