[Jandek] RE: jandek Digest, Vol 54, Issue 242
cbrunton at mac.com
Thu Nov 23 07:10:53 PST 2006
i spoke to him a lot in toronto; he's very very nice guy, very
polite, immaculate dresser, good sense of humour, very serious about
On Nov 23, 2006, at 4:45 AM, Mathieu Duval wrote:
> Has anyone ever talked to Jandek at any of the shows? Had a photo
> taken with
> him? Had him sign a CD or such? Does he really not like people
> him, or are people afraid that he'll freak if they try? Just
> realize he's eccentric, eclectic, and probably a few more 'E'
> words, but he
> is a human being like all of us. It'd be interesting to have a few
> with him before or after a performance.
> ---I spoke to him on a few occasions the day after the Helsinki show.
> Meeting him was to me, a one in a life time experience and I kept
> to myself "do you realize who you're talking to?" I don't want to
> get into
> the details of what I thought of him and what we spoke of as I
> don't believe
> it's anyone's busines. Anybody who has ever spoken to him will
> probably tell
> you it just doesn't feel right to relate such an event, it's as if
> there was
> some secret understanding. This artist has led a private life for
> such a
> long time, trying to keep his identity a secret that it feels as if
> I would
> be breaking some unwritten law by doing so. So I'll keep quiet when
> it comes
> to details, but I'll tell you that he was EXACTLY how I expected
> him to be,
> not in a predictable way, just a very human way.
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