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Fishing with John

Everyone must now watch Fishing with John. What is Fishing with John? A television program originally aired in 1991. Perhaps you would like to know more? Well, it features saxophonist, fake jazz aficionado, actor and man-about-town John Lurie. Mr. Lurie invites friends such as Jim Jarmusch and Mr. Tom Waits (who is sometimes very grumpy) on fishing trips to faraway locales. However, John and his guests have minimal knowledge of fishing, and the show’s main focus seems to be awkward conversation, oddball narration, peculiar cinematography and soft music.


P.S. Oddly enough, Criterion released a Big Ass DVD Set of this show, twice. Somebody up there likes me.

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