Bobcat Goldthwait, whose black-hole-bleak comedy God Bless America debuts on VOD on April 6, took to Reddit on Wednesday for a boisterous Ask Me Anything. Facts gleaned: He's working on "kind of an '80s horror film" and perpetually attempting to direct a Kinks musical called Schoolboys in Disgrace; witnessing the show My Super Sweet 16 Marathon depressed him "to no end" and lead to the creation of God Bless America; many people think he is dead; he hopes Rob Zombie lands the inevitable Police Academy remake. Oh, and he wishes his new film's scorched earth policy against reality TV could've targeted one more pop establishment it neglected: "I regret that we didn't blow up the beach house on Jersey Shore."
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