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DAVID DAYAN FISHER - Q&A - 25TH JULY 2009 - PART 4
29th July 2009
We are up to part 4 of the question and answer session with David held last Saturday. I hope you are enjoying it as much as I am.
Q: What is your dream scene as Kort?
A: I would like to do more with Ducky. He is a very wise and experienced man. I remember his scenes with La Grenouie..... ( sorry about the spelling in french) Kort respects Ducky
Q: When you first started playing Trent Kort did you ever imagine he'd end up being a recurring character of the type he is now? As part of that question, where would you like to see Trent go now, particularly in relation to his relationship with Gibbs?The whole; I think you are more dangerous behind a desk comment of Gibbs'
A: I had no idea I would be here on my 4th season. And also to be such an important part and twist over two seasons. We still do not know what went on. I am happy to keep coming back, stir it up. Tease. Annoy, help, and solve, and vanish. Not too often, not too little. Gibbs and Kort are a good watching pair.
Q: How do you find NCIS to be different or unique from the other sets you've worked on?
A: NCIS is a great family. But most TV shows have that feel. But I have to say it is a very real, and down to earth working envoirEMENT. Mr Dinoozzzzooo is very much a fun chap to work with. But he does like to stray sometimes and see if he can tumble Kort from his tower with improv. But when I am Kort I am so impressed that I don't crack.
Q: Any plans for you to be on the up-coming season of NCIS or NCIS:LA?
A: To jump from the new show to the NCIS would be wonderful. It is out of my hands. It makes sense to me, of course. As long as Kort is hated and loved I do not see why he should die. As the only way out for Kort is death.
Q: That's one of the parts that I like the most with Kort. With all the questions still surfacing with The Frog's death, and if he really tried to kill Tony. Would you like to see more scenes with Gibbs, Fornell and Kort?
A: Yes . Fornell, Gibbs and Kort. That would be a wonderful mind game of a scene. I would for sure like to play that out. And I have never really thought about it. That is a great idea. CIA FBI NCIS. Wits and minds cross swords.
Q: There is one thing and that is durin the scene when DiNozzo punches Kort How many times did it take to get it perfect and how fun was it to see Michael some what out of his element?
A: It took 3 punches to get that scene. And it was great to face Dinozzo and feel threatened for the first time. Trent knew he had stepped into his emotions and that is a dangerous man to mess with. So yes it was good to play that. And feel the danger.
Q: Is your book going as well as you had hoped ?
A: I will only know the sales after 3 months. But from what I hear on facebook and letters from people I am already totally amazed at the response. I have not even started marketing yet.
Q: Will we see any Kort this season or do you not know yet ?
A: I am pretty sure he will be back. No idea when. But from the vote on line 84% say keep him. So anyone would be mad to not listen to the fans. He changes it up every time. And we are in season 7 now. But it seems to get better with age for sure.
Part 5 will follow tomorrow.
LAST UPDATE ON 30th July 2009, 6.20AM Australian Time
SUBMITTED BY MargyW
¿POR QUÉ NCIS SE VUELVE ADICTIVO?
29th July 2009
Una buena pregunta lo sé, pero y la respuesta ¿qué? Ahí está la quid de la cuestión ¿Qué es lo que tiene que nos volcamos todas las semanas con esta serie, nos marea como nos marea los programadores televisivos? Desconozco lo que pasa en los países del cono sur y centroamérica, pero LaSexta en el estado español ¡tela marinera! Los programadores de aquí parecen querer desbancarnos como la serpiente de la piel, cambiando de día y de hora, da igual que sea la temporada más reciente o una reposición, pero ahí seguimos al pie del cañón. Y ¿por qué? ¿Qué tiene que no solo resistimos sino que nos volvamos más adict@s si es posible? Doy fé que es posible, al igual que l@s otr@s castellanoparlantes en esta web, y l@s que no están, porque hay que ver como nos marean vilmente, como ayer que tocaba capítulo de la 6ª temporada y que nos lo quitaron para poner un partido de futbol sin más. Pero como tenemos mono de Gibbs a pesar del pésimo doblaje por no decir de la traducción pero de estos temas hablé largo y tendido el otro día; pues nos quedamos viendo el capítulo de reposición perteneciente a la 3ª temporada.
Ahora me consta que l@s que lo vean en versión original, o sea en "inglish espik inglish", les pasa como a nostr@s que lo veamos en cristiano, pues que la adicción va en aumento, y da igual la edad, el sexo o la raza, que estamos enganchadísmos, y para deshacernos de la adicción no hay tu tía, ahí seguimos emperrad@s porque resulta que Gibbs es la caña al igual que el Tony, la Abby y cía, ni que decir de nuestro queridísimo Ducky cuyas historías hacen que los discursos de Fidel (él de Cuba ya me entendeís) parezcan cortísimas, ¡lo que hay que ver y oir!
Bueno, habiendo constatado que efectivamente hay una adicción creciente y acuciante, y que no le afecte ni la crisis económica, ¿por qué NCIS se vuelve adictivo? ¿Acaso hay un solo factor que de por sí nos engancha? o ¿Es una serie de factores? Es que mira que tiene un abánico amplísimo de edades, y digame ¿qué tiene que lo mismo gusta a un chaval de 12 que a señora de 50 que a unos pijos 20 añeros que a unos ancianitos? porque eso no es moco de pavo, ya que la mayoría de las series van dirigidas a determinados sectores del público. Sin embargo, esta serie rompe moldes y va más allá acaparando gente de todos y cada uno de los sectores, eso como muy sui generis algo como su eje principal el gruñón canoso ex-marine que se hace llamar Gibbs. Pero no nos detengamos ahí, tampoco es politicamente correcto ya que constantemente raya lo incorrecto, lo cual es muy atrevido en los tiempos que corremos.
Quizás una de las cosas que más llama la atención, probablemente en el estado español más que en otros países tal vez, es la ausencia de escenas sexo que tanto abundan en las series españolas, las cuales sin lugar a dudas serían calificadas para mayores de 18 con advertencia en los EEUU; aunque no por eso se nos deja de caer la baba al salir en escena los distintos personajes, que nos enamoran igualmente.
Bueno, ya, ya sé que no he contestado la pregunta, pues porque tampoco tengo NPI (los que sepaís castellano sabeís lo que significa esto, y los que no, pues a aprender.... que es cosa de cantar y coser o ¿era coser y cantar?, pues eso). La verdad es que me gustaría saber la respuesta, o que alguien me diera una razón lógica sobre el por qué esta serie nos ha ido engatusando hasta tenernos bien atrapad@ en la telaraña que la Abby lleva tatuada en el cuello. Si soy sincera, realmente me importa un pepino la razón por la que estoy enganchada, pero bueno, como siempre se han dicho que preguntando se llega a Roma, y a mi, pues me gustaría a Roma, pues entonces a preguntar aún a riesgo de que me manden callar, y que ya está bien de dar a la sinhueso -pero en eso me parece a la Abby y el Ducky que en cuanto me den pie, hablo por los codos aún cuando no me escuchen. Tal vez, tal vez, esa sea una de las razones, es decir, que por muy extrafalarios que seamos, o sea bichos raros nos podemos identificar con alguno de los personajes, lo cual nos consuela a la vez que nos dejamos llevar hasta que perdamos toda noción de salida.
Bueno con esto y un bizcocho, se acabó lo que se dió, que mañana será otro día, creo....
LAST UPDATE ON 29th July 2009 at 2:40 PM - CET
SUBMITTED BY Sorgiña
DAVID DAYAN FISHER -Q&A -25TH JULY 2009 - PART 3
28th July 2009
Due to circumstances beyond my control, there was a delay in posting this today. Please enjoy. As I am cutting and pasting to make it easier to read, I have had to put several of David's answers to essentially the same question together. I hope you can follow it.
Q: I'm wondering if you were ever a target of Mark's pranks?
A: Mark Harmon is a wonderful human being. Truly. In fact they are all such fun . It's like coming home every time I get called in.
Q: David, I have a book question: How has writing the book changed you?
A: The book has changed me as in I see that I can do some good. Which I wanted to do, but now from all the response from all over the world I am quite blown away from being able to give. I share myself in my book and that is so people can see that we are all the same and suffer our self the same. So to hide myself would not be honest. I wish to let people see what I have found in life. To be able to give the simple secrets to make life that much more happier. That in it's self is a great reason to write. My fiction has strong messages within the stories. To get letters from people telling me how they are creating a better life. A happier life. Is more than I could ask for. I am blessed to be able to do this, and it always amazes me how much people are doing to make those changes.
Q: Will you illustrate future books with your own work?
A: My book has made me want to do more for people. To give. I might do some drawings for one book. But the others I have already got people working on.
Q: If you could leave us with one lesson from the book, what would it be?
A: I know this is odd. But we come from a world of taking and that has caused our mental, physical, economical and planetary bad health and misery. My goal is to give back.
Q: What was your favorite episode to shoot?
A: We have a choice to change everything we can about what we don't like. It is down to us to do it. And we have the power to do it. NCIS hardest moment............ I think the first episode at the airport ..... Not sure what it was called. Trent Kort was Originally a south African Body guard. The night before the filming they called with new lines and changed him to An English arms dealer. So I was a little thrown.
Q: what about a French version of your book?
A: When my book grows, then of course the publishers would try and keep everyone who demands it happy. I would imagine.Supply and demand. Demand and we supply.
Q: What is your favorite inspiration book?
A: The Power of Now. as much as his second book. A new earth.They changed my life. I have read them both 5 times in a year. And now I live them. My books direct people to them. They are a little deeper, but are must reads.
Q: What is your dream scene as Kort?
A: For Kort and Ziva to be on a mission under cover as a couple, and have Tony in a truck with a mic, headphones, and video, and tease him by flirting with her......... lol. Truly a great time for Kort. And I think Ziva. I relish being Kort. He respects Gibbs so much. He sees him as an equal. And knows that Gibbs respects him also.Kort loves to play with Tony. He knows how to push his buttons. And Tony shows too much of himself to Kort to be able to push those buttons.
LAST UPDATE ON 29th July 2009, 1.07PM Australian Time
SUBMITTED BY MargyW
CLIFFHANGERS & NCIS
28th July 2009
This came to mind a few minutes ago, had originally intended writing about something else, but the 'muse' as writers are want to refer to their 'inspiration' dictated otherwise, and who am I to disobey?
As serious NCIS addicts, you have no doubt noticed the trend of finishing each season with a cliffhanger some creating more anguish/trepidation than others, yet without fail the writers feel the imperative need to finish each season with an interrogation mark the bigger the better, anyone would the think they're from Bilbao - LOL
Now, why this incessant unwavering need to finish with a cliffhanger? I mean, I understand we require 'something', i.e. storyline to provide a nexus with the following season, but why bait the spectators? why keep us on tenterhooks, biting our nails down to the quick? Is there some kind of Dom/Sub relationship between scriptwriters and audience that nobody's told us about? Does it mean, that we the audience are masochists/gluttons for punishment and the only way to keep us under control is by feeding us this tension, on which we appear to thrive? We need only look at the discussion thread on the final episode of Season 6 Aliyah, which has been going ten to the dozen since the episode was broadcast back in May in the US!!! We, in Europe are still in the process of viewing Season 6, so will that discussion thread still be active by the time we reach this episode, or will it suddenly cease with the commencement of Season 7 in Mid-September?
You would think that with 6 seasons under their belt, the NCIS scriptwriters, production team et al., would feel sufficiently confident of our unending loyalty to the series without causing a state of permanent anxiety until the following season begins. Will this be the tonic I wonder for all successive seasons while the series is on the air?
Just when did this trend for cliffhangers start? I can remember series in the past, which didn't use this pain/reward method, is this then a natural evolution of society, i.e. towards one of dominance/submission? Are the scriptwriters perhaps pupils of Marquis de Sade and we, the viewers, disciples of 'O' ? Is there a pscyhoanalytical study out there, which can explain this? Maybe we should remove the dust from a OUIJA board, hold a séance and ask Freud to come back and explain it all to us, or simply take a trip to New York and arrange an appointment with Marcos-Rojas who would undoubtedly be able to explain this to us in straightforward terms using simple everyday examples - plus the fact he could tell in Spanish or English; or maybe the philosopher-economist Eduard Puset, who would no doubt confuse us even more with his complex explanations.
Another thought just occurred, this could be a biological thing to help us sleep/relax without the need for medication. No doubt you'll ask yourselves why? Think about it for a minute or two, when you get a cliffhanger in a story/film/NCIS or any other situation albeit intentional or spontaneous, there's an increase in adrenaline, i.e. the fight or flight factor, which often paralyses us too; then once this cliffhanger situation is solved, adrenaline stops flowing and the endorphins take over, producing a sensation of relax, well-being, etc.
Or, just maybe, NCIS is our 'religion' or 'opium' as Karl Marx would call it, this craving for the series to continue, and to maintain this situation of need, our supply is occasionally cut off, i.e. end of season episode, which leaves us wondering when the next dose will come; so we have this wiki and its satellites acting as methodone to prevent us from going completely cold turkey.
These are just a few thoughts that came to mind, when I logged on this evening and saw how the Aliyah discussion thread is still flowing at a steady rhythm, causing me to change the topic I was going to write about it, which of course I'm not going to tell you, because then that would spoil the surprise of a future entry.
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