Clowny Clown would prefer not to – Crispin Hellion Glover

I started this post ~6 months ago but have been busy with my art so this blog has been neglected 🙂


I want to post some films and stuff that I like which contain the oft-creepy Crispin Glover:

Bartleby – “I’d prefer not to”. Odd movie, I really liked Maury Chaykin from the excellent Nero Wolfe in this one too.

Clowny Clown Clown (music video by Glover) – “I was walkin on the ground and I didn’t make a sound…I turned around, and I saw a clown.” When I first saw this video I was obsessed and watched it many, many times over a few days until I went (a bit more) insane…you can view the creepy awesome clowny on youtube.

Infamous David Letterman appearance – lol, check it out on youtube.

Dead Man (film by Jim Jarmusch) – “Look, they’re shooting buffalo”…his short scene in this movie was weird and great. The film itself is a modern classic as well, as is the score by Neil Young.

Back to the Future – McFly! “You’re my density…” — what a classic character. Not really creepy, but included here for completeness 🙂

Bookmark and Share Share this post »

5 Responses to “Clowny Clown would prefer not to – Crispin Hellion Glover”

  1. Bartleby! Ha, thought I was the only one appreciating this one.

  2. Haha, I just love this guy. ;3 I’m currently obsessed with the video; I’m listening to it now. :DDD
    And McFly – BEST. LINE. EVER.
    Hope you caught Alice in Wonderland and Hot Tub Time Machine. :DDD

  3. I don’t know if you have ever seen Rubin and Ed but that is a very wonderful and strange movie with Crispin and one of the DJ’s from an old TV show set in Cincinnati.

  4. Oh yeah, I want to check that one out! I have heard a bit about it and understand it’s referenced in the Clowny video and David Letterman visit.

  5. For just plain curiosity sake who was the hot chick behind the clown mask?

    I searched everywhere online but there is very little to no information about the video itself other than people’s opinion.

    Reading and watching his interviews and his know history, every part of that video …props are from his personal collection of oddities..

    I personaly like the question mark in the box as saying what’s in the box? Anything you want it to be.
    The infamous medical chair for OBG…Various odd masks.

    Of course Mr. Far and the David Letterman incident was to promote the character for his film.

    He has a way about him but I don’t think he’s dumb or stupid in any sense just he likes to do his own thing which why the hell not?

Discussion Area - Leave a Comment