“The longest-running, weirdest, loneliest enigma in popular music is a guy from Texas who calls
himself Jandek." So begins a 1997 Boston Phoenix article by Douglas Wolk. From the bluesy, atonal
music and haunting lyrics, to the artist’s steadfast seclusion and sheer longevity, everything about this
man intrigues. Twenty-five years, 34 albums, and not a single live show or public appearance. Even the
simple detail of the man's real name is a mystery.
Jandek on Corwood is the 89-minute documentary that explores this man, his world and his music.
The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
A tale which follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish, the fretful Marlin and his young son Nemo, who are separated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken from his home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor.
After a misunderstanding aboard an airplane that escalates out of control, the mild-mannered Dave Buznik is ordered by Judge Daniels to attend anger management sessions run by Doctor Buddy Rydell, which are filled with highly eccentric and volatile men and women.
Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a peace-loving male werewolf, Michael, who wants to end the war.
Have you watched Jandek On Corwood yet? What did you think about it?