Proceeds to benefit the Patrick O'Brien Foundation
August 12, 2007 8:24 PM   Subscribe

3D design artist and Filmmaker, father-to-be and fan of long titles extraordinaire, Transfatty, aka Patrick O'Brien (dir. The Man With The Smallest Penis In Existence And The Electron Microscope Technician Who Loved Him, previously) will debut his new DVD, Everything Will Be Okay, or How I Learned to Trancend Form, Live in the Now and Make Love in my Electric Wheelchair, tomorrow in NYC. The DVD is clips from his forthcoming film, October 5, 1974, his ongoing personal documentary about his journey to the end with ALS.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur (7 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
Wow, there's someone who is really living his life fully right to the limit. His journal is something to read.

This is quite a composition - beautiful, funny, sad.

Very interesting post indeed, Ambrosia Voyeur. Thank you for posting this. I woke up this morning rather annoyed about some mildly unpleasant tasks I have at hand. This was an attitude changer.
posted by madamjujujive at 4:45 AM on August 13, 2007

I don't know why this doesn't have more comments -- it's truly a "best of the web". Thanks for sharing it.
posted by parilous at 9:07 AM on August 13, 2007

I agree with you, parilous - it's a very good post and I wondered the same thing when I saw it this morning. But some of the best posts on mefi get very few comments - it has ever been thus. Doesn't mean it isn't being read or appreciated - several people have favorited. Usually there are at least a few drop-ins that say "thanks." I guess that's us!
posted by madamjujujive at 11:21 AM on August 13, 2007

his strength and determination is truly inspiring.
posted by rollerball at 2:28 PM on August 13, 2007

I had no idea that these projects were the brainchildren of one man. I plan on checking back later to find out what the contents of the DVD are.
posted by FissionChips at 4:38 PM on August 13, 2007

Thanks, kids!
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 7:24 PM on August 13, 2007

Patrick and I went to SVA together... He made a couple great shorts while we were there...
posted by Shanachie at 2:31 PM on August 14, 2007

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