is a silly fuckin' dude. Salad Days
, ha, this guy. He is also one profound mother fucker. Everything DeMarco touches is gold, but it's also thought provoking, and meditative in it's own way. Silliness is just the easy-to-open packaging that DeMarco's grander ruminations on the nature of existence and humanity come in.
Case and point: "Backer," the weird mini-mockumentary starring DeMarco that silently made it's way from YouTube into the blogosphere this weekend. The film stars Mac as Dave Fuck, a guy who has made his living—his life, rather—backing up cars. He helps people fit into tight spots.
It's silly. It's supposed to be silly. There's a strange and tripped out dream sequence about an infinite parking lot. It's also deep. It's supposed to be deep: "Just take it one car at a time, and you'll get through it". It won't make you laugh. It won't make you cry. It will, however, make you feel a strikingly pure connection to Dave Fuck.
Watch the short below: