Quentin Tarantino Gives Sneak Peek of Pulp Fiction to Jon Stewart in 1994

They’re now fix­tures in our cul­ture — one on tele­vi­sion, the oth­er in cin­e­ma. But that was­n’t quite the case in 1994. The world had yet to lay eyes on Pulp Fic­tion, Quentin Taran­ti­no’s rol­lick­ing film that even­tu­al­ly land­ed the Palme d’Or at the ’94 Cannes Film Fes­ti­val. And Jon Stew­art was still five years away from tak­ing the helm of The Dai­ly Show, which  … you know … is the wit­ti­est show on Amer­i­can TV. The clip above brings you back to their sal­ad days, with Taran­ti­no (31 years old) and Stew­art (32 years old) talk­ing about Pulp Fic­tion, Reser­voir Dogs, and the great spaghet­ti west­erns of Ser­gio Leone.…

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Relat­ed Con­tent:

Quentin Tarantino’s Orig­i­nal Wish List for the Cast of Pulp Fic­tion

Quentin Tarantino’s Top 20 Grindhouse/Exploitation Flicks: Night of the Liv­ing Dead, Hal­loween & More

Quentin Taran­ti­no Lists the 12 Great­est Films of All Time: From Taxi Dri­ver to The Bad News Bears

Quentin Tarantino’s Hand­writ­ten List of the 11 “Great­est Movies”

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