Facts about Bill Griffith

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Bill Griffith is a famous Cartoonist from USA, he/she is 74 years old and still alive, born January 20, 1944.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Bill, under the main topic Computers.

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Famous quotes by Bill Griffith (31)


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"I just became one with my browser software"
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"Yes, but personally I was never a big acid head"
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"When I was an art student in the early 60's before the acid scene began I was smoking pot just like anyone else who was an artist"
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"When drugs came around I sampled them just like anybody else but I never became dependent creatively on drugs; like various cartoonists in the underground never did anything if they weren't stoned, That was the prerequisite for sitting down and drawing"
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"What I do is draw but if you make an animated feature obviously it takes a whole team of people, and Zippy is my work. I felt that turning it over to a team of people would be wrong"
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"Well, I've done a lot of strips since I've been here about Zippy and me being in Connecticut"
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"Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity"
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"Then I abandoned comics for fine art because I had some romantic vision of being like Vincent Van Gogh Jr"
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"Their scrambled attention spans struck me as a metaphor for the way we get our doses of reality these days"
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"The down side of Americans being obsessed with pop culture is that they kind of like it light"
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"She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister"
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"My first character was Mr. Toad"
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"Mike Judge, who I've become friends with over the years never took himself seriously as an artist"
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"Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character"
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"Jazz, rock and roll, movies and comics are the culture of America"
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"If something is going on in my life, it winds up getting into my strip"
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"I went to an art school in Brooklyn and painted Fine Art, if that's what you'd call it for eight years in New York, until I saw the first underground comics in the East Village Other"
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"I think Zippy is part of me, but I'm not Zippy"
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"I hate Calvin and Hobbes. I think its a big re-hash of formula kid strips"
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"I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents"
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"I had a mixture, my father was a career army man and my mother was a writer"
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"I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork"
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"I always thought of Levittown as a joke"
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"Frivolity is a stern taskmaster"
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"Everyone says how Calvin and Hobbes is about a real kid, to me there's nothing real about it; it's an adult using a kid's body as a mouthpiece"
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"Everybody that loves Nancy loves it in a slightly condescending way. Nancy is comics reduced to their most elemental level"
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"Comics is a language. It's a language most people understand intuitively"
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"But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before"
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"Are we having fun yet?"
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"All life is a blur of Republicans and meat"
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"A full, rich drawing style is a drawback"


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