bassist and lyricist for the pop/punk/emo (with random screaming, especially on second/first c.d., take this to your grave) band, fall out boy.
does most of the speaking for the band in interviews, on their web site, etc.
born in wilmette (a suburb of chicago), ohio.
lives with his parents.
wears girl jeans better than most girls.
runs decaydance records and clandestine clothing inc.
lyrics are simultaneously amusing and heartbreaking.
has famously long titles for songs that often include allusions to other media.
"gee golly, pete wentz sure is cool."
"on the drive home/joke about the kid you used to see and his jealousy/breaking hearts has never looked so cool/as when you wrap your car around a tree/your makeup looks so great next to his teeth"
sort of funny, sort of sad and creepy.
"it is not a side effect of the cocaine, i am thinking it must be love" - title on "my heart will always be the b-side to my tongue" that is a bowie line from "station to station".