What are your thoughts on Bubba Ho-Tep, and what was it like working with Ossie Davis?
It’s a cool little indie. That was a real indie. That’s a term that’s overused these days, but that film was financed by the director, and you can’t get any more independent than that. My feeling is if you have a release date when you make your movie, you’re not an independent. If you go to film festivals just to promote your movies, you’re not an independent either. If you go to film festivals to get a distribution deal, then you’re an independent. I was proud of it in that respect, that it was a genuine effort just to do an interesting movie. Now it’s really come full circle, it’s invaded my memorabilia, so when I sign stuff, a significant portion of it is from Bubba Ho Tep, so it’s invaded that world. And Ossie Davis was a gem. He was a gentleman, a class act, very calm and very poised. You know, he’d been making movies since 1945. So on this book tour you’ve also been promoting your own movie one you wrote, produced and directed The Man with the Screaming Brain. At most venues this