|Fish--you are amazing!|
I'm not exactly sure if anyone's posted these. They're fairly recent, but just to be thorough:
--Seven Soldiers Overview--
--The Manhattan Guardian--
And for my official contribution, it's not a Morrison interview but a recent Neil Gaiman interview that happened here in the Philippines...the interesting bit I'll post here, where he talks about good ol' Grant:
NU107: All right. I have a fanboy question. You always talk about Alan Moore but you never really talk about the other Vertigo writers. Among your fellow writers in that imprint, what do you think of them actually.
Neil: The trouble is, for example, Pete Milligan, I only know very vaguely. You know, I know each other to say hi to, but we donít really know each other very well. Garth Ennis and I like each other, doní know each other well. Grant is a good friend of mine, Grant Morrison. And you know, whenever Iím in Glasgow Iíd go out to dinner with Grant and, Grant is funny because I remember Grant. Again, Iíve known Grant now for twenty something years so I remember him. When I first met him, he was this very skinny guy, a little bit older than me, used to wear long trench coats, and had this huge muck of black hair. And thatís always how I think of him. And incredibly shy you know. You couldnít hear for the first three years of knowing Grant, you had to lean in really close to hear what he was saying because heís spoken in this very precise little Scottish accent very very quietly, (in Scottish accent) and it would just come out with these stories for Baman and out for Sandman where I got Batman in drag butt-fucking the Joker and that kind of thing they do.
NU107: (extreme laughter) NU!
Neil: So in Singapore, this would have got you off the air, and weíd all right now be, the police would be, weíd all be on the way to jail.
NU107: Weíd all be getting butt-blanked. (laughs)
Neil: Thatís the kind of thing Grant would say, to be the terribly wonderfully appalling thing in a very precise such thing and very very quiet. Didnít say this isnít Grant, Grant has begun this, shaven headed, chaos magician of the twenty first century you know, glittering creature of, and whenever I run into him, I ask him what are you doing now Grant? (In Scottish accent) Oh Iím now, you know, off to Iceland, or Iím giving these talks to major corporations on drugs and chaos magic and theyíre uh, theyíre paying me enormous amounts of money to come and just tell them theyíre idiots. Okay.
NU107: Thatís really interesting because thatís one of the common themes of Morrisonís work, is reinvention of himself. So I didnít even know that he was... shy. I always thoughtó
NU107: Heís a rock star!
NU107: --shameless in the best sense of the word.
I actually have about 40 interviews on Word files in my computer; been collecting all his online interviews for a few years now. Can anyone tell me how to upload them all online so I can share 'em with you guys?