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The Ben Kissel Show: Lloyd Kaufman

Troma Entertainment Co-Founder Lloyd Kaufman sits down with Ben Kissel to discuss his classic films the The Toxic Avenger and Class of Nuke ‘Em High, his battles with the Motion Picture Association of American, and what it’s like running the world’s oldest independent film studio.

If this interview leaves you wanting to revisit the Troma Entertainment catalogue, you’re in luck! Troma recently made all of its movies available for free on YouTube.


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Tracy L. Connors

Tracy enjoys short walks on long beaches, believes that sometimes the movie really is better than the book, and prefers the company of smart-asses to that of dumb-asses.

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