Posts Tagged: rumpus interviews
Zak Smith: There’s a lot of “stoner” art being made these days–like some half-assed faux-naive drawing of a yeti riding a bicycle into a bee’s butt or something. Your work isn’t like that–yet it does seem to have something to do with the kind of doom/stoner metal being put out by like Sleep or Electric Wizard or Monster Magnet back when they were good–can you talk about this stoner aesthetic or mood? About paranoia? About hallucination, paranoia, altered perceptions of time–anything like that?...more
The Gregory Brothers, a Brooklyn-based quartet, remix speeches and news clips using an audio processor called Auto-Tune to create catchy musical news mash-ups that Rachel Maddow dubs “newsicals.” By auto-tuning the voices of politicians, pundits, and TV journalists like Katie Couric, the Gregory Brothers have produced a YouTube phenomenon that makes history accessible and entertaining to people who might not ordinarily tune in to news shows or the History Channel....more
- David Wain is (in no hierarchical order) a director, producer, writer, actor, mensch, and other important nouns.
- He directed and co-wrote (with Paul Rudd) Role Models, which is finally out on DVD.
Andrew Sean Greer
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