Letterman: Tell us a little about your book, A Crackup at the Race Riots.
(Harmony Korine starts laughing)
Letterman: This, by the way, is why they invented child-proof caps. Right here.
(Korine sits back)
Korine: It’s my first novel. I wanted to write a–
Letterman: Are you a novelist?
Korine: Yeah. (nodding)
Letterman: You’re a filmmaker, I guess it doesn’t make any difference, you’re just a creative entity.
Korine: I just work a lot and (shrugs) I wanted to write the great American novel. Or a novel. I just wanted it to be American.
April 3, 1998