Film and TV

Kevin Smith Has Intriguing Way to Diagnose Whether Or Not Local Dude Has Swine Flu

The director of Clerks and Chasing Amy was in town over the weekend, doing one of his evening-withs at the House of Blues. One local in attendance shot a good hunk of the show, including a bit during which Smith addresses, among other things, why he can't get Red State made -- a very interesting bit of inside baseball. Then, toward the end, Smith takes the audience member's cell phone to talk to a buddy who couldn't make the show due to an H1N1 diagnosis, which Smith verifies by asking him a question that indicates he's clearly not a medical professional. Jump for it, unless you're at work.

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Robert Wilonsky
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