My Date with The State

MTV’s 1990’s sketch-comedy show The State was messy, smart, queer, stupid, and brilliant, and it warped lots of young minds in all the right ways. For me, the State was edgy and weird enough to be all mine, something no one else in my school liked. The fact that I found most of the guys sexy as hell was also a significant factor.

MTV has never released the show on DVD, until this week, when the whole damn thing came out in a shiny happy 5-disc set.

As a result of which, I got to interview State member David Wain for the fabulous Anthem magazine. It’s a wonderful thing, being able to ask questions of an artist who you intensely admire, and whose work you’ve thought a lot about. Even if you only have twelve minutes and forty-three seconds to do it.

Here’s my interview:


Posted on: July 16, 2009, by : Sam J. M.
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