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I think there's a fine, healthy tradition of, you know, the people on the fringes satirizing the process of Hollywood.
I think, you know, I'm German, and um, probably not very expressive in my emotions.
I'm a little bit of an amateur political junkie.
I'm always in situations where you can't be funny, and yet I want to do it anyway.
In the world of 'Tim and Eric,' everything is big and ridiculous and absurd.
It's never fun to read death threats.
Most of my ideas just come out funny.
On movies, you have a lot of stylists that get things too pretty. Everything gets steamed and ironed. It's just not the way we really behave.
There's a lot of dopes in life, and in film school. The interesting people are usually easy to find.
At Temple University, and I'm sure this was the way in a lot of film classes, comedy was not an option, and not considered a serious form of expression. You had to make a film about an issue.
I want people to think about movies and how we watch them. Let them know it's okay to question the structure or how we're sometimes duped into a false sense of normalcy. Most of all, I want people to question the old standard practices of, 'This is how the structure of something should work,' or, 'This is how a character must behave.'
I was in a band in high school and college and I always had a love for music, but I didn't go to a conservatory or anything like that. I was fairly self-taught.
I'm very wary of doing political stuff for a lot of reasons. One of the big ones is that the shelf-life for them is not very long, and the joke becomes old news very quickly.
If you go to Sundance, the experience that I've had there as a viewer is... there's like a hundred movies there, and you've got to figure out what movies are sold out, what can you see. Sometimes you go to see movies that you don't know anything about because it just works into your schedule.
The scariest thing about screening a comedy... if you screen a drama, you know, there's no real way to tell in real time if people are enjoying it or not. But in a comedy, it's like, if people aren't laughing, it's sort of scary.
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