Mark Mothersbaugh on scoring
The Last Man on Earth
So, the toilet pool is a growing national trend — at least according to the uber-talented composer, artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh. His recent composing work on the Fox TV series
The Last Man on Earth, executive produced and partially directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of
The Lego Movie fame, inspired him to install his very own toilet pool. For those of you who haven’t seen the series yet and are confused as to what a toilet pool is, well it’s simple: it’s a pool that you use as a toilet. If this doesn’t make you want to watch the show, now available on Hulu, I don’t know what will.
The Last Man on Earth tells the story of last-man-on-earth Phil Miller
— played by series creator/writer Will Forte — and how he copes with the transition from complete isolation, complements of a super-virus that wipes out nearly all of humanity, to potential repopulation with last-woman-on-earth Carol Pilbasian (30 Rock’s Kristen Schaal). As the last remnants of civilization begin to show up, thanks to Phil’s “Alive in Tucson” billboards, things get hilariously complicated. Season 1’s twisted ending sets up some surprising situations for next year’s Season 2.
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