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.

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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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