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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