ProceedApathy’s Blog

November 14, 2008

A Life Worth Meaning?

Filed under: Movies — Tags: , , , — RaymondRoman @ 4:35 am

There’s a few other scenes from Waking Life that caught my attention.  This bar scene towards the middle of the clip (2:30).. the story the guy is telling was originally told by Steven Prince in 1978 in a documentary film of Martin Scorsese called American Boy (you can hear the story at 6:50).  Scorsese used Steven Prince as the gun salesman in his film Taxi Driver where you can see here.  Also in the beginning half of the link of the original story told by Steven Prince you can also hear the scene that is portrayed in Pulp Fiction, where the girl almost overdoses on heroin and they stick an adrenaline needle in her heart.  It’s crazy to see where these stories originally came from.  I’m sure there’s a ton of other references in Waking Life.  Here’s another favorite scene of mine from the movie:

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