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BBC Podcast on Dreams in Film

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak with Ellen E Jones, who has a cool podcast on Film at BBC Radio 4. We talked about Dreams in Film, particularly the use of …
January 27, 2024
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I hesitate to share this story. It’s old. It’s new. It’s personal. In 1990 I met Lenny Buckstone, a well-known musician I greatly respected. Lenny had just released a new album, and when I …
July 8, 2023
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JOHNNY SUEDE video review

I recently met Adan Gonzales who has a very cool Film site called staunchtv. He did a really fine videocast of his profile of my film, Johnny Suede. I'm sharing it here. One famous …
June 19, 2023
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LOCK HIM UP Music Video

The Video for my new single, "Lock Him Up," is live!
June 16, 2023
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"Lock Him Up" is a new Single I wrote and recorded. The Single, and the Music Video I directed, will be released on Wed. June 14--which coincidentally happens to be Donald Trump's birthday. This …
June 8, 2023
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Although this album was released a few years ago this is the first chance I've had to get it out on Spotify and other places with my new distributor, DistroKid. I'm really proud of …
May 26, 2023
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A friend sent me this today. It came from Eric Weiss at weissfoto on Instagram. Although this scene from Living In Oblivion was shot 25 years ago I remember it as if it was …
May 24, 2023
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April 2, 2023
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The Film Situation Podcast

I recently had a great talk with Zef Cota who has a podcast called The Film Situation. Zef is also a filmmaker which prompted some interesting stuff to come up. You can listen to …
March 15, 2023
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Sarah Cooper does Trump

Sarah Cooper is pretty amazing. I don't know how I missed this when it first came out. It's more than mimicry. She creates her own character that is Trump and beyond. Brilliant. She did …
February 3, 2023
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Neil Young & Devo

Someone very dear to me turned me on to this. (note: when someone you love blows your mind then stick around because you're in the right place). To say I'm a Neil Young fan …
February 1, 2023
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I've got a new song (not on the new album). Here's a still from the music video now being edited.
January 23, 2023
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I was glad to receive this text.
January 23, 2023
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Evangelical Hat

January 20, 2023
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I'm thrilled to announce the launch of this new site. It was designed and installed by my good friend, Eduardo Almonte, who as usual put his heart and soul into it. He created the …
January 7, 2023
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Living In Oblivion Trailer

In updating my website over the last month I made a somewhat depressing discovery.  It seems that the only existing trailer for my film, Living In Oblivion, is a link to a copy of …
January 4, 2023
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September 4, 2022
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2 Faced

One half a face doubled over to make a 2 Face.
August 30, 2022
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1-Man Show

I found this poster from the 1-Man Show I did Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway in 1987. I'd originated the character of Johnny Suede in an acting class I took after graduating from NYU Grad Film School. …
July 20, 2021
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Peter Dinklage on the set of Living In Oblivion

  I stumbled upon this photo the other day. It is Peter Dinklage standing in for himself on the set of Living In Oblivion. It is 1995. It is Peter's first film. I'd wanted …
July 13, 2021
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Delirious; Filmmaker Magazine

I've known Scott Macaulay at Filmmaker Magazine for over 20 years. He's been at the forefront of NY Independent film, producing some of the most memorable independent films of the past few decades. One …
April 1, 2021
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DiCillo speaks about Delirious

I shot this short piece to introduce the blu-ray and dvd release of the official Director's Cut of Delirious.
December 6, 2020
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You put your soul into every film you make. And you love them all. But some you love a little bit more. Delirious is one of those films. It came into being at a …
October 9, 2020
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DELIRIOUS; Official Director's Cut Clips Les hires Toby for free.Les (Steve Buscemi) is a loner NYC paparazzi. Toby (Michael Pitt) is a homeless kid Les met the night before and allowed, against his better …
October 5, 2020
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Just before Delirious was first released several years ago some last minute editing choices were forced upon me that I've always regretted. It is one of my most personal and artistically satisfying films and …
September 23, 2020
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Today marks the 25th Anniversary of my 2nd film, Living In Oblivion. To the entire amazing cast, to everyone who worked on the film, to everyone who supported and encouraged me I say Thank …
July 22, 2020
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EDEN REFUGEE by Christine Bode

Christine Bode is the founder of SCULLY LOVE PROMO, a promotions and editing company offering savvy social media marketing services to musicians and authors. She's helped me enormously with everything from spreading the word …
June 28, 2018
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After 8 years Down In Shadowland is now available for screening starting Oct. 10, 2017. Here are the direct links: VUDU MICROSOFT STORE VIMEO ON DEMAND GOOGLE PLAY AMAZON iTUNES
October 16, 2017
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“THE CINEMA of TOM DiCILLO” published

Columbia University Press announces the release of THE CINEMA of TOM DiCILLO, the first book to cover Tom DiCillo's entire film career to date. The book's foreword is by Steve Buscemi. The official release is …
August 24, 2017
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Well, I must admit I was sad to hear this.
January 15, 2017
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Trump’s Sexual Harassment PSA

I noticed this on the subway today. I'm glad to see the new president is getting right to work.  
November 18, 2016
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This is Part 5 of a 9-part series called DRUNK FILM SCHOOL with Tom DiCillo. The original interview was conducted via web streaming by Duane Andersen from the Film Dept at Utah Valley University. Constructed …
July 25, 2016
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How Trump Does His Hair

I always wondered about this. Now the mystery is solved.
July 15, 2016
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This interview with The Trygger Twins originally appeared in muzicTown online magazine shortly after the release of the Twin's single, GUN KONTROL.  The music video for the track was directed by Boone Welles who not only …
June 25, 2016
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Here's a photo I took waiting for the train the other day. For the first time I am impressed with Ted Cruz. I guess this shows how much he wants to be President.
March 10, 2016


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