David OReilly is an Irish animator, writer, and director based in Los Angeles who is well known for his 3D short films, the “A Glitch is a Glitch” episode on Adventure Time, and his bizarre twitter persona. Recently David launched an avant garde fashion line featuring intensive use of the Comic Sans font. According to Austrian critic Alejandro Bachmann, “At first glance, OReilly’s films appear to be technically botched high-speed morality paintings of the 21st century. But his shortest, graphically demanding works (or his animations in Garth Jennings’ Son of Rambow) are proof that everything is intentional here. There is a clarity and purity, a reduction to the “bare essentials”, which enable OReilly’s oeuvre to gain its characteristic compactness in all matters narrative and emotional: in this crazily condensed cosmos, the new is constantly discovered anew.”
What is your favorite taco spot?
Any one of Taco Bell’s 5,600 family friendly restaurants in America, find out more about Taco Bell by logging on to www.tacobell.com.
Why is there no apostrophe in your name?
Why are there apostrophes anywhere? Theyr’e dumb af
It seems that your main fans are hardcore theoretical animation ultra nerds, and small children. Why is this?
I have literally 2 fans so I asked the small child and he kept saying “please end me” so nt sure what 2 believe!
When/why did you move to LA??
I moved to LA in 2011 for tax purposes relating to my ex-business partner who screwd me out of trillions when the economy went south. Thanks a fuckin lot Jimmy.
Besides animation, you’re a fashion mogul. How did that happen and where are you taking your fashion line next?
My fashion empire (www.skreened.com/dumbstuff) will cease to exist in its current form in 2014. The next step will ultimately be something to do with “The Cloud” or some bullshit.
Who have you influenced the most?
My LORD Dr. L Ron Hubbard, Jesus, Mohammed, Hitler, Pikachu, Ghosts etc.
Were you involved in the early web? Do you remember stuff like Mister Pants, Be Nice to Bears, SuperBad, etc.?
Yea dude. I wuz around back when the entire web was underconstruction.gif and Ed Snowden was only leakin amniotic fluid. U had to BE THERE!!!!
What is the process behind making something as long and complex as The External World?
Install a bunch of plugins and hit GO, sleep for a few years.
Is it true you’re the creative force behind lemonparty.org? Seriously though, do you operate secret websites?
Didnt plan on revealing this but……… www.orkut.com (exclusive)
What kind of food do you like? What are your favorite restaurants in LA or anywhere?
I honestly never eat out at all. Since i did in my back i havent been able to leave the crib so it’s meals on wheels TILL I DIE. Shout out to Chris Ho-Yong who is slowly poisoning me to get his greasy fat hands on my pokédeck. For anyone reading this I want all my possessions blended into a smoothie and fed into my veins.
We’re living in the golden age of ____________?
Do you have a lucky number?
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