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CB: Do you like long-take scenes better than short ones? Do you get into them more? JD: I guess I admire it more when we have long one-take scenes -- like, obviously, the famous scene in On The Waterfront with Brando at the club and all that stuff. It's all one take, and that's what's unbelievable to me, how many moments he gets into one scene. I just remember doing that scene with Kristen, and we finally printed it, and then we checked the camera and something was wrong with it, so we had to do the whole thing over. CB: Oh, man! "The gate is no good!" JD: Yeah, exactly! There was a hair on the gate. So we had to do it all over again. But I like those scenes -- they're a cool challenge. That movie with Robert Redford, All The President's Men, he has a six-and-a-half minute scene all on him. He said a cool thing -- we were up at Sundance and he screened it for all the people that were there, and someone in the audience asked how he did a scene like that. He said instead of worrying about it, he looked at it just as something cool to do, a cool exercise. I try to think the same way. CB: Now as you know, in the pilot Veronica refers to Logan as the "obligatory psychotic jackass." JD: [laughing] Yeah, you guys took advantage of that. CB: Heh. How would you describe Logan back then? JD: He just...enjoys being evil and putting people down. To be honest, I didn't know for the first couple episodes exactly why he was pissed off with Veronica, but he was just that kind of guy that does that to people in general. And then the backstory developed, and it was like, "Okay, cool, I see why that is." CB: It occurred to me before, when you were saying that you put a "having fun" spin on that monologue, it sounded like you played him as kind of a sadist. JD: Oh, totally. He's one of those people whose total operating basis is to put other people down, to bring other people down to his level so he feels okay with himself. CB: And how would you describe Logan now? Do you think he's changed much? JD: Yeah, I think so, man. I think it's almost more of a dulled-out apathy about things that have happened. Like, how could you even care at this point? If you tallied up everything bad that's happened to him and put it in a real person, you'd just be so fucked. Just living for today -- I don't know what the fuck you would do. You just go on automatic and wait for something to happen.