+3: Lemmy from Motörhead — Consciousness.
+2: Kid Rock — A free hand. Anyone's.
+1: Metallica — Cold beer and a group hug (both for courage).
-1: Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian — Good reading material (a secondhand copy of Lucky Jim or the band's latest Pitchfork blurb will do).
-2: Tom Chapin of Keane — Bono's voicemail greeting.
-3: John Mayer — Red carpet and paparazzi (Jennifer Aniston optional).