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Lux Interior (1946–2009)

Erick Lee Purkhiser, better known as his stage name Lux Interior was born on October 21st, 1946 in Stow, Ohio. He grew up enamored with the culture of the 1950s. In particular he loved Rockabilly music, EC Horror comic books and B-movies. As a child he was drawn to the antics of the early 60s Cleveland horror host Goulardi, whose rebellious act ... See full bio »

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The Social Network
The Social Network Soundtrack
The Matador
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 2015 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thomas Middleditch/Rob Riggle/Spoon (2015) ... (writer: "TV Set")
 2015 Poltergeist (writer: "T.V. Set")
 2010 The Social Network (writer: "Like A Bad Girl Should")
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "Garbage Man")
 2007 Punk's Not Dead (Documentary) (writer: "The Most Exalted Potentate of Love")
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "T.V. Set" - as E.L. Purkhiser)
 2005 The Matador (writer: "Garbageman" (1980) - as Interior)
 2002 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- SpongeBob's House Party (Party Pooper Pants) (2002) ... (performer: "Underwater Sun")
 2000 Big Monster on Campus (writer: "Cramp Stomp")
 1996 Foxfire (writer: "Let's Get F***** Up" - as Interior)
 1992 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (writer: "Dames, Booze, Chains, and Boots")
 1985 The Boys Next Door (writer: "I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound", "The Most Exalted Potentate Of Love")
 1985 The Return of the Living Dead (writer: "Surfin' Dead")
 1981 The Cramps: Live at Napa State Mental Hospital (Video documentary short) (writer: "Mystery Plane", "What's Behind the Mask", "Human Fly", "TV Set")
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Lead singer of the rock band The Cramps.

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The Cramps | Erick Lee Purkhiser

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What outrages me is that people can be so satisfied and half asleep. I don't want to go back to the 50's or something, but I do remember a time when cars looked like rocket ships, and people wanted to have a wild time and dress sexy and dance sexy and try new, crazy things. It seems like these days there's an abundance of boringness and timidity, and that's the kind of thing that outrages me, you... See more »


Took his stage name from a car advert (a truncation of "luxurious interior"). See more »

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