On this particular vacation bonus episode Bruce talks with Melissa Maerz, creator of the fabulous new e book Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s ‘Dazed and Confused.

“You cool, man?”

In the summertime of 1992, younger director Richard Linklater introduced a forged of even-younger actors to Austin, Texas, to movie a film in regards to the final day of highschool in 1976. Dazed and Confused didn’t make a field workplace splash at first, however through the years it’s entered the pantheon as one of many biggest comedies ever made.

Melissa Maerz’s oral historical past goes behind the scenes throughout the making of one of many biggest comedies of all time.

1 / 4-century after its launch, Melissa Maerz interviewed forged and crew to compile this enjoyable, humorous, shocking, and shifting behind-the-scenes historical past of D&C.

Chuck Klosterman as soon as wrote this about Dazed:

I’ve watched Dazed and Confused roughly sixty-five instances, and I’ve been stoned for roughly sixty-four of these viewings. At this level, it appears unfathomable to observe this film with out being excessive; in actual fact, it’s totally potential that watching this film actively releases THC into my bloodstream.

Is it a stoner film? After all.

Is it a lot greater than a stoner film? Completely.

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