28th October 2009

Lloyd Kaufman – interview from up North!

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Lloyd Kaufman and his film company, Troma Entertainment, are virtually synonymous with gross-out B-cinema. After making a name peddling “sexy comedies” with such descriptive titles as Squeeze Play! and The First Turn-On!, Kaufman released The Toxic Avenger in 1984—a twisted love story about a “98-pound weakling” who, upon falling into a vat of toxic sludge, is miraculously transformed into a grotesque superhero with a hot, blind, girlfriend. With this film, Kaufman’s company was reborn as a bastion of blood, guts, and awesomely bad taste. Yet, the filmmaker’s career got an unlikely start: his university years were spent not in a drug den, but at Yale, where he was a classmate of George W. Bush and Oliver Stone.

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