ABOUT MICHELLE CLIFFORD AND BILL LANDIS

 

INTERVIEWS WITH MICHELLE CLIFFORD AND BILL LANDIS

 

"Together, Clifford and Landis are not only the two most important underground film writers of their generation, but also, in a sense, two of America's greatest counterculture heroes" - Interview by Marc-Eduoard Leon in FLAUNT No. 83, "Sinema Paradiso"

 

 

Interview with Michelle Clifford and Bill Landis by Hank Sartin in TIME OUT CHICAGO (March 29-April 4, 2007)

 

Interview by Dan “Dante” Taylor With Michelle Clifford and Bill Landis at:

http://www.dantenet.com/er/chats/interviews/landis/landis_clifford.html

(In print in Carbon 14 Issue #22; online at Dan Taylor’s Exploitation Retrospective).

This interview ranks among the best we’ve ever participated in; highly recommended for both neophytes to the SLEAZOID and METASEX universe and longtime fans.

 

Interview with Bill Landis and Michelle Clifford by Paul Gaita for online magazine Sleazegrinder:

sleazoidexpress
Grindhouse Babylon: an interview with Michelle Clifford and Bill Landis
of Sleazoid Express. For serious students of cinematic sleaze ...
www.sleazegrinder.com/garb_sleazoidexpress.htm

 

Interview with Michelle Clifford and Michelle Clifford in Playboy “After Hours” section, March 2003

 

Interview with Bill Landis at for online magazine Nerve (nerve.com) at http://www.nerve.com/regulars/lifeswork/filmguy/

 

 

Louis Black, esteemed Austin Chronicle arts correspondent, discusses the history of SLEAZOID EXPRESS in the context of Bill Landis’ book signing and screening in Austin, Texas:

The Austin Chronicle Screens: The Need for Sleaze
Bill Landis will be at the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown on Feb. 23 to introduce two films and talk about his new book, Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour Through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times ... In the Eighties Sleazoid Express, edited by Bill Landis, was the leading publication for exploitation, trash ...
www.austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/2003-02-21/screens_feature5.html

 

 

The Village Voice reviews the SLEAZOID EXPRESS book at:

The Village Voice: Books: The Deuce-ical by Michael Atkinson
... wife team Bill Landis and Michelle Clifford's Sleazoid Express remembers a very specific place and time: the ... Of course, Sleazoid Express is an elegy—the theaters are gone, as ...
www.villagevoice.com/issues/0311/atkinson2.php

 

 

Sleaze maven Rev. Spencer Hoyt reviewed SLEAZOID EXPRESS #4, METASEX #2 and will follow with more reviews of our current issues in the Cultcuts online magazine:

http://cultcuts.net/reviewsbooksandzines/sleazoidexpress.htm

Rev. Hoyt covers METASEX at http://cultcuts.net/reviewsbooksandzines/metasex.htm

 

SLEAZOID EXPRESS book reviewed in:  Bakersfield's Underground Newspaper | The Blackboard
... Sleazoid Express by Bill Landis & Michelle Clifford, Fireside Books 2002, $16 trade
paperback (Available from all local booksellers by order and from Amazon.com ...
http://theblackboard2.home.att.net/sept03/book.html/

 

 

Clark Paull places the SLEAZOID EXPRESS book on his ten best list at Best Of 2003 In Music, Books, and DVD - Suite101.com
... 7. “Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour Through The Grindhouse
Cinema Of Times Square” – by Bill Landis & Michelle Clifford.
...
www.suite101.com/article.cfm/17635/104979

 

Rick Trembles did an illustrated review of SLEAZOID EXPRESS for the Montreal Mirror at:

Mirror Film: Motion Picture Purgatory : Sleazoid Express
The Mirror, >> Entertainment Listings. ...
www.montrealmirror.com/ARCHIVES/2002/121202/mpp.html

 

Norwegian columnist Jan Bruun covers both SLEAZOID EXPRESS and METASEX in his ongoing blog, HWEBLOG
... film made (Darrell Buxton) And a 12 page interview done by yours truly: -- Bill Landis
and Michelle Clifford on the seminal film zine Sleazoid Express, and the ...  and Bruun also interviews us for the book “Creeping Flesh”

 

SLEAZOID EXPRESS AND METASEX IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND

bookmunch - online book reviews
... Bill Landis founded the legendary magazine Sleazoid Express in 1980, which in his inimitable style dealt with ... of the films mentioned in Sleazoid Express now survive on video (the ...
www.bookmunch.co.uk/view.php?id=965

BBC - Northern Ireland - Summer Recipes and Travel Tips
... Mary recommended 'Sleazoid Express'. she says 'The writing reminds
one of the words of Joyce describing Ireland' What book would ...
www.bbc.co.uk/go/a-z/s/-/northernireland/summer/

BBC - Northern Ireland - Summertime
... Joel Stewart-Hodges II, Item 1: The book Sleazoid Express Item 2: The American
magazine METASEX Item 3: All my stories by Michelle Clifford. ...
www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/summer/essentials.shtml



 

RADIO INTERVIEWS MICHELLE CLIFFORD AND BILL LANDIS

AFTER THE RELEASE OF THE SLEAZOID EXPRESS BOOK:

 

Interview Monday, January 6, 2003 at 9:10 AM, Baltimore, Maryland on WIYY-FM

  

Interview Tuesday, January 7, 2003 on NPR – KVON

- see http://www.kvon.com/ for details

 

Interview on 90.5 WICN-FM – New England’s Jazz & Folk Station

- see http://www.wicn.org/ for details

 

Interview on 93.9FM/820AM WNYC – New York Public Radio

- see http://www.wnyc.org/ for details

 

 

APPEARANCES BY MICHELLE CLIFFORD AND BILL LANDIS

 

We will keep you posted on any SLEAZOID EXPRESS screenings.  Previous screenings with personal appearances include:

 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, June 1999

 

The Andy Warhol Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; February 2003

-         showing Nanami-Inferno of First Love

-         (See review in SLEAZOID EXPRESS #3 at http://www.sleazoidexpress.com/Nanami.html)

-         (See their calendar on the web at http://www.warhol.org/calendar/february_calendar.html)

 

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin, Texas; February 2003

        showing Pets and The Candy Snatchers

        (See review of Pets in SLEAZOID EXPRESS #2 at http://www.sleazoidexpress.com/pets1.html)

 

Art Institute of Chicago, March 30, 2007

        showing The Telephone Book

        (Click here for review)

 

Music Box Theater in Chicago, Illinois March 30-April 21, 2007

        showing Pets, I Drink Your Blood, Toys Are Not For Children, and Dominatrix Without Mercy

        (Click here for schedule)

 

 

Music Box Theater in Chicago, Illinois Hallowen Weekend 2007 (Bill)

        showing Last House on Dead End Street

 

Music Box Theater in Chicago, Illinois February 22-23, 2008 (Michelle)

        showing The Telephone Book

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