"…Censorship seems especially arcane and absurd. We’re surrounded by this constant orgy of commercial logos and draconian copyright laws, but a naked body is dirty and somehow threatening and offensive — that’s obscene. We’re a nation of prudes conversely walled in pornography. I wanted to make the diametric opposite of porn. What is that? Intimacy. I think. Real feeling. We live in a world where that seems transgressive now. That’s really, ultimately, what this video and record is about to me…"
- Director/Actor Scott Coffey talking to Stereogum regarding his video for the Handsome Furs’ “What About Us”