In this classic clip from 1995, fear-baiting talk-show host Phil Donahue is moderating an episode exploring the dangers of moshing. For some reason — likely to get a rise out of the audience of petrified parents — Donahue brings out Marilyn Manson, Twiggy Ramirez and Madonna Wayne Gayce. We're not sure what the parents are more shocked by, Manson's progressive views on the connections between sex, death, amusement parks and moshing ... or how elegantly he articulates them. To jump straight to Manson's memorable appearance, skip ahead to the 23:30 mark.
See Young Marilyn Manson Explain "Sexual Thrill" of Death, Mosh Pits on 'Donahue'
"I think that moshing is a sign of what Christians would call the apocalypse"
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"You can always escape hell by not believing in it, but you cannot escape death"
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"There was so much violence and people getting killed all the time"
"You don't burn out from going too fast. You burn out from going too slow and getting bored."
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