In the summer of 1971, Primus' Les Claypool was a couple months shy of his eighth
birthday when David L. Wolper's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory debuted in
movie theaters; based on the Roald Dahl book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Like
many people of a certain age and temperament, the movie became a perennial favorite
that Claypool would come back to repeatedly, throughout different stages of his life,
taking something different away from it each time.
So it seemed equal parts genius and obvious when...