Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Passionistas On the Red Carpet with Dr. Death

Photo by Pop Culture Passionistas

Emmy day was not all glitz and glam. In fact, we had one of the strangest encounters we’ll probably ever have in our lives. We met, and actually shook hands with, Dr. Death himself, Jack Kevorkian.

For those who couldn’t imagine why the famed face of euthanasia was at TV’s biggest event, you obviously didn’t catch the recent small screen film, You Don’t Know Jack. In it, Al Pacino took a turn at Dr. K. and he did a good job, too—taking home an Emmy on Sunday for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

But back to the real Dr. Kevorkian. We couldn’t resist the red carpet opportunity to talk to the pop culture icon. And of course, it being the Emmys, we had to ask him what he likes to watch on TV. Here’s what the infamous doctor had to say in this exclusive video we shot on behalf of the Archive of American Television:

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