Monster Island Resort host Miguel Rodriquez and Bill Oberst Jr. really hit it off in this summer 2011 gabfest. Titled "Genre Ruminations," it's less an interview than a conversation about the past and future of horror between two guys who love the genre. Recorded live in Hollywood at Bill's favorite java haunt, The Bourgeois Pig.
http://www.backstage.com/bso/content_display/news-and-features/e3i4ef51a35fea2a26d8f668df6081602a4 Bill is featured in a November interview for Backstage Magazine’s national print and online editions for Sarah McKinley Oake’s feature “Who Got The Part?” Oakes questions Bill about the difference in perceptions of actors on stage and screen.
Interviewer Brian Shirley pops the questions to Bill in this July 2011 sit-down. When Brian asks Bill for his craziest experiences while filming, the answer includes naked nuns, spousal rape, a sugar-sniffing Devanny Pinn and a bloodmobile that the zombies just can't seem to tip over.
http://www.ravenxthelivingdeadgirl.com/bill-oberst-jr-interview.php Horror & Cult film expert RavenX The Living Dead Girl is known for spending months researching her subjects before an interview to make sure her questions are fresh and inventive. This December 2011 interview with Bill Oberst Jr. fits the RavenX pattern, as The Living Dead Girl puts Bill’s feet to the proverbial fire [...]
http://horrornews.net/29451/interview-bill-oberst-jr-vivid-nude-nuns-with-big-guns/ Horror News.net writer Mike Joy quizzes Bill about how he got started and where he’s going in this January 2011 interview. Highlights include Bill’s thoughts on big-budget horror remakes: “They’re bad for horror in the long run…”
http://www.28dayslateranalysis.com/2011/01/bill-oberst-jr-and-being-hounded-in.html 28 Days Later Analysis.com webmaster Michael Allen asks Bill about being hounded by critics and why the camera sees him as frightening in this January 2011 interview. Highlights include Bill’s advice to aspiring actors: “To work in film, you have to make peace with how the camera sees you…”
http://www.horror-asylum.com/interview/bill-oberst-jr/interview.asp The United Kingdom’s top horror site Horror Asylum comes stateside for a January 2011 chat with Bill headlined as “a visit with Mr. Creepy Torso himself!” Highlights include Bill’s visual homage to English actor Sean Harris’s drug-dealer character in Michael Caine’s film Harry Brown for Bill’s own role as a drug dealer in Brandon [...]
http://wickedchannel.com/2011/04/interview-with-bill-oberst-jr/ Wicked Channel talks with Bill about playing an Amish farmer in The Hallmark Channel movie The Shunning, about playing Jesus of Nazareth on stage and whether he goes to dark places inside for his horror roles. Highlights include Bill’s answer to the question, “What do you eat that you’re so skinny?”
http://www.digitalmacabre.com/index.cgi?board=interviews&action=display&thread=479 Digital Macabre webmaster Rick Gleaves talks classic horror, Star Trek and Ray Bradbury with Bill in a popular Sept 2011 interview. Highlights include Bill’s answer to the question, “What was your favorite Halloween costume as a kid?”