Werner Herzog’s Hot Take of The Day: Television Commercials

For an exclusive Fresh Toast series, the iconic director weighs in on the biggest issues of our times.

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Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog is best known for his obsessions with the monumental issues of human existence: technology, art, beauty, death, the unforgiving brutality of nature, and the exploration of the unknown. But he also considers—and complains about—the banality of everyday life and the minutia of current events. Here is the German artist’s take on network television:

Our children will hate us for not throwing hand grenades into every TV station because of commercials.

This has been Werner Herzog’s Hot Take of the Day.

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