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Bill Griffith Quotes

Bill Griffith Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Bill Griffith
Type:
Cartoonist
Nationality:
American
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    All life is a blur of Republicans and meat. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Are we having fun yet? Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    At this point it's kind of a faded, tattered dream, but over the years there was some serious effort and a lot of serious money spent to make a movie. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Cartooning has come a long way. It started out as an adult medium, for satirical purposes; then the appeal to children got emphasized. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Comics is a language. It's a language most people understand intuitively. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid, to me there's nothing real about it; it's an adult using a kid's body as a mouthpiece. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Frivolity is a stern taskmaster. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I always thought of Levittown as a joke. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I had a mixture, my father was a career army man and my mother was a writer. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I hate Calvin and Hobbes. I think its a big re-hash of formula kid strips. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I just became one with my browser software. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I think Zippy is part of me, but I'm not Zippy. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art, if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York, until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    If something is going on in my life, it winds up getting into my strip. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Mike Judge, who I've become friends with over the years never took himself seriously as an artist. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr. Bill_GriffithBill Griffith
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    Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity. Bill_Griffith/21.php">Bill Griffith
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    Well, I've done a lot of strips since I've been here about Zippy and me being in Connecticut. Bill_Griffith/22.php">Bill Griffith
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    When drugs came around I sampled them just like anybody else but I never became dependent creatively on drugs; like various cartoonists in the underground never did anything if they weren't stoned, That was the prerequisite for sitting down and drawing. Bill_Griffith/23.php">Bill Griffith
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    When I was an art student in the early 60's before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist. Bill_Griffith/24.php">Bill Griffith
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    When the Zippy movie first started being talked about very rarely would people actually say animation to me, because I would never consider it. Bill_Griffith/25.php">Bill Griffith
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    Zippy accepts chaos as what it is, which is the real order of everything. Bill_Griffith/26.php">Bill Griffith
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    Zippy is living in the moment. Bill_Griffith/27.php">Bill Griffith
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    Zippy is living in the moment. He's at peace with himself because he's out of step with everyone; he doesn't know it, and he doesn't care. Bill_Griffith/28.php">Bill Griffith