Sep 13, 2013
Movie Meltdown - Episode 243
We're back... with continuing coverage from Movie Meltdown's presentation of "The Movie Geek Art Show". "Live" conversations from out on the street bookend the continuation of our group discussion of the film "Beautiful Losers" as well as much larger questions like, 'Do you need to go to school to learn about art?' and 'Just who owns graffiti art once it's out there in the world'?
And as we figure out just what Jeff Goldblum is doing with that dinosaur, we also address... One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, John Barry, Harmony Korine, David Lynch, Larry Clark, you wouldn't wanna live that life, J. D. Salinger, the Coen brothers, an exercise in banality, don't you call me a rhombus, having all the tools there, Cropsey is doing God's work, on a hot day... so you don't get scurvy, painting still life's of onions in my basement, bring something to do with your hands, the 7-Up series, the great American novel, Sharkelberry Fin, Dogtown and Z-Boys, I'm really really obsessed right now with drawing on the smallest pieces of paper possible, printmaking, makeup effects, William Burroughs, it's not what it's a bout but how it's about it, here's the spreadsheet... in it's natural environment, American Werewolf in London, can you trademark a crime?, I'm gonna need to make a cast of your abs, The Spirit, he has Kool-Aid in his heart, JackAss: The Movie, I've been playing guitar in an empty parking lot at three in the morning, culinary arts, a prosthetic parasitic twin, A Clockwork Orange, making kids with your kids, Camille Claudel, Botticelli, A Simple Man, there's a few shelves in my garage that it's just like... heads, hands, feet, abdomens..., everything in my brain is narrated by an English person, wanting to skateboard, piecing things together in an artistic way, professional wrestlers on post-in notes, it's fun and messy, untraditional theater, battling with my teachers, I was just down there because that's where the cool people were, The Thing, Eric Wareheim, The Witches of Eastwick, Barbie movies, Slacker and it's actually Ladies Love Cool James and he's actually on NCIS.
"We've talked a lot about...your initial need to create when you're a child...and...I have come to feel like art school did it's best to suck that out of me."