Mike Dirnt of Green Day to play Frustrators gigs: Aidin Vaziri | The Frustrators, a little punk outfit that happens to include moonlighting Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt among its ranks, will play four hit-and-run club shows around the Bay Area in the next few days.But before he can talk about them, there is a ground rule: Keep the conversation away from Green Day. Very well. So how did Dirnt feel about the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl run? “I thought it was awesome,” he said, checking in from his Berkeley home last week. “I always root for the underdog.” Did he happen to catch the remake of “The Green Hornet”? “I did,” he said. “I thought it was going to be horrible, but I was pleasantly surprised for a junk-food movie.” And did the spiky-haired bass player have any thoughts on green bean casserole? “The secret is to grill the onions. And use fresh green beans, not canned.” Read more.