10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Pulp Fiction’

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Tarantino’s musical tastes are even more obscure than you might think.

“Before I got the script,” Rachtman explained, “Quentin was writing it, and said, ‘I just want you to know, I’ve been writing, and I’ve been writing to these songs, and I want you to see which of these songs you can get.’ And he gave me a list of these handwritten songs, and I could not find one of them. Because he made up titles for songs, and he spelled so bad — he could not spell.” Figuring out which songs were which, by deciphering Tarantino’s fake names and clues, became “detective work” for the music supervisor, “and then finally going through his apartment and going through his record collection… and I got the script after that, just so he knew he could have the songs he was writing to.”