“Are either of you mentally unstable, schizophrenic, or on drugs? “We’re tall people, and the legroom is important.”Randy Quaid, who is 60, was nominated for an Oscar for (2005).He has worked with countless legends of the film industry (Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando, Milos Forman, Hal Ashby), meanwhile earning a reputation as a great actor.They’re spending nights in their car, on the run from the same shadowy cabal—“the Hollywood Star Whackers”—who may have killed Heath Ledger, possibly sabotaged Jeremy Piven, and could now be targeting Lindsay Lohan.
They said it was in Marfa, Texas, the rural artists’ community where was shot.Evi Quaid called from a pay phone in Vancouver to say that she and her husband, Randy, the actor, had tried to drive to Siberia, but they “couldn’t figure out how to get there.” She said, “We’re running for our lives.” She wanted me to meet them the next day in Vancouver’s Chinatown—which couldn’t be arranged any other way, as the Quaids don’t use cell phones anymore, because, Evi said, “they’re tracking us.”“They” were “the Hollywood Star Whackers” the couple had been talking about in television interviews ever since they arrived in Canada in October, seeking asylum. I asked the Quaids if they were living in their car.The “Whackers,” they said, were the same people who may have “killed” David Carradine and Heath Ledger, possibly set up Robert Blake, and could now be targeting Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan. “Only on nights when we’re too terrified to leave our stuff or don’t feel secure,” Evi said. This whole ordeal has forced us to become incredibly green.”“Priuses are deceptively roomy,” drawled Randy, who’s originally from Houston.Anzi, a proposito, chi avesse portato via QUEL pezzo, si metta una mano sul cuore, mi servirebbe ancora. Lo so, ho detto una bella banalità, ma che fosse invece meglio andare alle fiere, dove potevo incontrare più lettori in un colpo solo, ci ho creduto per molti anni, complice anche il fatto che non avessi mai molto tempo. Però la qualità degli incontri è talmente diversa e siamo tutti talmente a nostro agio, lettori e autori, che devo ammetterlo, gli incontri di questo tipo mi sono mancati.