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Woody Allen Interviews Billy Graham


Notice how the ‘M’ in Time makes nice little devil horns.

In honor of the controversy surrounding the Billy Graham cover on the August 20th edition of Time magazine, here’s a fascinating historical curio unearthed from YouTube.

There’s some comedic gold in these short clips. This exchange is my buddy Pete’s favorite:

Billy Graham: God is perfect.
Woody Allen: That’s funny—when I look in the mirror in the morning it’s hard for me to believe that.

There’s lots more laughs in Part II as Woody discusses marijuana, and Billy talks about his love for coffee. LSD also comes up.

Billy tells Woody he’d be an excellent minister—and this is decades before Soon-Yi!

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 22, 2007

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