David Lynch on Music, Ideas and Brutality

Interview with the American filmmaker, artist and musician
David Lynch, Crazy Clown Time
David Lynch talks to Mike Doherty of Salon.com about his new album, Crazy Clown Time, how he writes his music, and why he thinks brutality can be funny (link via 3:AM Magazine): 'In Frank Booth [the nightmarish villain played by Dennis Hopper], in "Blue Velvet,” I saw so much humor, and many times, I would have to cover my face, in his most brutal scenes. I think it had to do with a person that’s so obsessed that the obsession can sometimes, if you look at it at the right angle, be humorous. The person could kill you, but at the same time, there’s some humor swimming in it.' [Read More]

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