PSA Sunday: David Lynch Says, “Don’t Litter or Rats Will Eat Your Face”
If you want to get New Yorkers’ attention, you’ll have to do something drastic…like hiring surrealist director David Lynch (Eraserhead) to direct a “Clean Up New York” PSA. Apparently, the rampant littering problem in New York was slightly more concerning than the ravenous hordes of blood-thirsty rats that seethed beneath the city streets. This PSA stops just short of a full-scale outbreak of bubonic plague. All because you couldn’t be bothered to throw away your popsickle wrapper. For shame. Hit the jump to check it out.
Here’s Lynch’s anti-littering PSA, followed by one of the creepiest scenes in cinematic history from Lynch’s Eraserhead:
And here’s a clip from Eraserhead, along with a short synopsis:
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.