Interview

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Interview: Susan Sarandon

“It never really worked for me to have long arguments about motivation. I think looking at your own life, on- and offscreen, you can motivate anything, or you can delude yourself into anything.”

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Interview: Ursula K. Le Guin

“The word craft these days has this sort of funny, twee sound, like some little artisan putting the yeast in his handcrafted bread.”

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Gone to Ghana

What it’s like to have your novel filmed by Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski.

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Interview: Johnny Depp

“I have a big cock in my living room.”

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Interview: Bill Hader

“I did a few days on Franco’s As I Lay Dying, and the vibe on the set was very heavy and serious. The only thing I can equate it to is tripping with a bunch of your friends.”

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Interview: Richard Linklater

“Does your life have a plot? It has characters. There is a narrative. There’s a lot of story, a lot of character. But plot? Eh, no.”

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Interview: Christo

The environmental artist on massive budgets, wrapping the Reichstag, and working alone.

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Interview: Philip Glass

“When society becomes unhinged, the arts get really good.”

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Tom's Wild Years

Tom Waits interviewed at 38.

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Interview: Spike Jonze

“How much money do you make? And do you shave your pubic hair?”

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Interview: Paula Cooper

Talking with the influential New York gallerist.

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Interview: Sandra Bernhard

BARR: What makes you laugh? BERNHARD: Well, it's really a myriad of things, but usually it's something that's very organic. It's something that happens on the street. BARR: Like fat people falling down? BERNHARD: No, no . . . [laughs] BARR: That really cracks me up. It's terrible.