Werner Herzog Is A Bad-Ass

February 6, 2006

herzog.jpgDuring a recent interview with Werner Herzog, regarding his documentary Grizzly Man, the director was shot by an air rifle. Here's the God-dammer of it: He kept doing the interview.

"He had a bruise the size of a snooker ball, with a hole in. He just carried on with the interview while bleeding quietly in his boxer shorts."

An unrepentant Herzog insisted, "It was not a significant bullet. I am not afraid."

Officially, Werner Herzog is now my front-runner for Bad-Ass Director of the Year, so step-it-up Penny Marshall. I know you have it in you.


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