Trust me, the guy is one of the most humble, down-to-earth and talented guitarist I've ever had the chance to meet. He can virtually play anything from Malmsteen to free jazz, he is an awesome instructor and he is just basically a clown on stage, trying to make everybody laugh with self-deprecating humour or crazy musical oddities. Granted, most of it is in French (which suits me fine, incidentally) ... But the music is still there !
When I think of him trying to be serious and cracking up after a while, I cannot help but remember this :
[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwWJHfx5D8&feature=related]YouTube - ‪Improvisation Christophe Godin‬‏[/VIDEO]
Beast of a player.