Mike Judge is My Xanax

beavis-judgeOn the morning of Beavis and Butt-Head‘s glorious return to television (tonight, MTV @ 10pm), here are two Mike Judge related things for you.

1. He sat down with Vice Magazine for a lengthy interview spanning his entire career.

When you submitted those first shorts to Liquid Television, did you ever think a cartoon about two borderline-retarded high school friends would become such a phenomenon?

That’s a good question, because I was just making these homemade cartoons, and I didn’t want to get too delusional about it. On one level I thought, “Oh, that’d be cool if I got with some other people making films in Dallas and met some people doing comedy, or got a job running an animation camera. I was just trying to do something, so I was making these films. With Beavis and Butt-Head I did at one point think, “Oh, this could maybe be characters that someone might want to take to another level and do something with.” Then suddenly I see this show that comes on, Liquid Television, and I was like “You’ve gotta be kidding. This is too good to be true. Wouldn’t it be awesome if I could get something on there?” To me, it was just an incredible dream come true for them to run my shorts. But in the back of my mind I was thinking, “I should do stuff that could maybe be taken to the next level,” because The Simpsons had just become this huge thing, along with Ren & Stimpy.

2. Oliver Noble put together this video glossary of some of their more frequently used terms for BroBible.

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