Documenting the Already Forgotten: The Interview Project at

Posted by Charles Reece, January 31, 2010 05:23pm | Post a Comment
The webcasts started back in June of last year, but I just heard about them. Directed by Austin Lynch and Jason S., a 100 so-normal-they're-surreal citizens of these United States are interviewed in situ by Angie Schmidt and Julie Pepin. The Interview Project covers 20,000 miles and selects potential subjects as "they're found." Each interview is about 2 minutes long and introduced by David Lynch (father to one of the directors):


They go to places like Marfa, Texas:

Which is where No Country for Old Men was largely set. And they interview Texans like Doc Whitman:

Whose Steve Ditko-styled hands suggest a lifelong struggle against nature and industry:


They, of course, meet other people from other places, too, if you're into that sort of thing:

Better yet, it's free, comrades, so check it out

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