The Laboratory Arts Collective

THIS WEEKS GUEST IS GIL BELLOWS

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ACTOR, WRITER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR GIL BELLOWS

HEAR

No Diggity by Blackstreet

"Singing No Diggity  by Blackstreet with my son in the car as loud as possible and trading off on the lyrics." 

READ

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The World According To Garp by John Irving

"I love crime and detective books and I have many favorites but The World According To Garp by John Irving showed me at 15 that an unusual path leads to a rich unexpected life."

SEE

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"My cousin ‘s daughter Lana, age 4, drew this for me - anytime a child makes something for me it’s my favorite." 

WATCH

Apocalypse Now Directed by Francis Ford Coppola

"Too tough. Many loves. Most important was Apocalypse Now. Made me want to act and go to the jungle and find my dark side and pass through into the light." 

EXHIBITION

  Young woman in a shirt  by Amedeo Modigliani, 1918

Young woman in a shirt by Amedeo Modigliani, 1918

The Batliner collection in Vienna

"Insane - truly unbelievable - that’s what money can buy you if you do tax law for arms dealers and despots and have incredible taste - I’m not big on museums generally but this collection is awe inspiring." 

OBJECT

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"We found some incredible rocks and shells in Isla Mujeres that I’m digging seeing every day."

VISIT

"Favorite place to visit? My bed - does that count?"

SURPRISING THING

"I do a pretty damn good impersonation of F Murray Abraham in Scarface." 

GIL BELLOWS