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Satirical, experimental, and chaotic are the best ways I can describe the WTF opus by Father Seahorse that he calls Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life? From the moment you press play, you will be inundated with VHS-style art, imagery, and sketches. Everything moves at a rapid pace with just brief moments of quiet intended to give you a break, only for the feature to then offend you instantly.

After watching Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life?, I would liken it to Pee-wee Herman’s psychedelic nightmare as he’s coming down off a meth high. Of course, describing the experience is a challenge, but the film is a series of sketches and clips fired at a quick pace. A lot of it comes across like Terry Gilliam meets punk with abstract video clips pieced together to create odd animations and pseudo music videos.

“…Pee-wee Herman’s psychedelic nightmare as he’s coming down off a meth high.”

Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life? also features a few Jackass-type bits where the cast roams the streets, creating incredibly uncomfortable moments on an unsuspecting public. Running the show is Father Seahorse, a guy dressed in a cheap yellow seahorse costume. At one point, he performs at an open mic night in Cleveland, and his entire act is his attempt to vomit or dry heave into a bucket and refuses to stop until the audience demands it to end and has security kick him to the curb. Then, one of his cohorts lands himself on a local radio program and, near the end of the interview, begins to drop the n-word casually. Of course, the radio host will have nothing of it and is visibly shaken. Oh, there’s more, and it’s cringy and creepy.

Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life embraces the adage that it doesn’t matter that everyone gets it, but that the right people do. Offensive can be fun.

For obvious reasons (censorship and artistic oppression), Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life? can only be found on DVD at SlimySpawn.com.

Slimy Spawn TV: Are You Happy With Your Life? (2021)

Directed and Written: Father Seahorse

Starring: Father Seahorse, Sammyboi, Patric Pariano, Mark Gallon, etc.

Movie score: 7/10

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"…doesn’t matter that everyone gets it, but that the right people do."

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