"It's got to be a certain kind of comedy in order to make the switch into a sort of fear. In a lot of comedies you begin to feel too safe and then it's hard to switch over. But this is a strange kind of comedy and it can easily slide into sort of a fearful situation."
Here's a non-professional interview with David Lynch about ERASERHEAD, his filmmaking techniques and his philosophy of film. There's a cut-in of viewers' immediate post-screening responses and lots and lots of gems presented in Lynch's trademark Wonder-Bread flat voice.