Where's Marlon Brando?
August 30, 2002 12:12 PM   Subscribe

Where's Marlon Brando? Wonder no longer: he's making bad acting videos and is just as nutty as ever. Very interesting and personal Rolling Stone article about one of America's finest (and one of my favorite) actors (I'm talking On the Waterfront and The Godfather here, not that Dr. Moreau crap. Also, there's a companion RealAudio piece from This American Life here, about 3/4 through). He's still every bit the enigma he's been for the past twenty years.
posted by The Michael The (12 comments total)
Well, one thig he's done recently is to endorse one of the mayoral candidates in DC. I should add, she's the only candidate who managed to get her name on the ballot--not even the incumbent could do that properly!
posted by PennyPrune at 12:30 PM on August 30, 2002

He was on TV every day, not too long ago. CourtTV, that is, at his son's murder trial.

Interestingly, I just enjoyed re-watching Apocalypse Now Redux that Tivo snagged off of IFC.
posted by crunchland at 12:39 PM on August 30, 2002

Don't be too hard on him; this is Superman's dad you're talking about.
posted by mrmcsurly at 12:50 PM on August 30, 2002

Where's Marlon Brando?

Like Where's Waldo, only, I would assume, much, much easier.
posted by mikrophon at 12:54 PM on August 30, 2002

That was one of the funniest articles I've read in forever, thanks.
posted by Hildago at 1:27 PM on August 30, 2002

Ben Greenman wrote a funny Brando story in his book, it's called "Marlon Brando's dreaming"
posted by matteo at 1:29 PM on August 30, 2002

Like Where's Waldo, only, I would assume, much, much easier.

Damn, beat me to it. It's a book for the slower kids.
posted by Ty Webb at 1:50 PM on August 30, 2002

Marlon Brando, sitting in his mansion dressed in a robe, messing around on the internet and prank IMing people. What an image. He is so strange, but so very cool nonetheless.
posted by GriffX at 2:03 PM on August 30, 2002

What a guy.
posted by DyRE at 2:16 PM on August 30, 2002

His website.
posted by jragon at 2:28 PM on August 30, 2002

Heh. And he used Frontpage to do it!
posted by crunchland at 3:03 PM on August 30, 2002

Patricia Bosworth's Penguin Lives entry on him is a good little intro, especially re his landmark performances.

Arguably the most significant American public personality post-WWII.
posted by aflakete at 9:19 PM on August 30, 2002

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