Bit: An Interview with Rick Sloane
Episode: 907- Hobgoblins
[In the theater, Mike has set up a
cardboard cutout and has explained that it is "Hobgoblins"
director Rick Sloane.]
Tom: So Mr. Rick Sloane director of Hobgoblins, how
are you?... Crow!
Tom: Perhaps you
can be of assistance in helping Mr. Rick Sloane in
explaining some of the things about the film?
Crow: Well, he
seems nice, but I never met the guy...
Tom: Will you
just do the voice Crow!?
Crow: Oh, right,
Tom: So, Mr. Rick
Crow (as Rick Sloane): Hello, and how
Tom: Good, Good,
say, why don't you explain to the good um, exactly--
RS): Good, may I say
how nice it is to meet you all, my accommodations are just
lovely and everyone's been so nice. Rarely have I been
(impatient):Can we just talk
about your film?
(as RS): Certainly,
certainly, my film yes.
Tom: When you
came up with the idea for Hobgoblins, were you... High on
crack? Say yes.
RS): Yes, yes, I had
been doing quite a bit of crack that day as I recall.
Tom: Yes, yes,
good, good. That helps me, if just a bit. Now another
question I'm sure everyone who has saw the movie Hobgoblins
has on their list, and forgive me if I don't phrase this in
just the right way: Are you, in fact, a TOTAL idiot? Say
RS): Yes, yes, I am
an idiot, that is correct how penetratingly intelligent for
you to notice.
Mike: You know
Servo, I couldn't help but notice--
Tom: Stay out of
Tom: Now, director of this film, Mr. Rick Sloane,
another question I've been asked to put to you by the
legions who have enjoyed your film, Hobgoblins: Did someone
remove your brain and carefully replace it with rat
droppings? say yes.
(as RS): Yeah, I'm on
it. Uh, yeah, yeah, once again your insight is quite
correct. I was home on night, before the filming of my hit
film, when I received an unsolicited call suggesting I try
their service, where in which they replace my brain with rat
droppings. It was a good deal so I said yes.
Tom: Ah, good,
good. Another mystery solved. Well, thank you for your
Actually Servo, I think you have time
for another question.
Tom: Oh, really?
Oh, Gee, I wasn't really prepared. Rick, how are you
RS): As I stated
before, I am good, thank you.
Tom: Um, good.
So, Rick Sloane, you have any hobbies at all?
Tom: Really? no
RS): None. (Tom
Mike: ... OK,
your off the hook, we gotta get out of here.
Tom: Thank you. Bye Rick. (They leave.)