Mysteries pervade the human experience. Who built the ancient pyramids? How big is our universe? What is the meaning of life? All are viable quandries. , and at Tacos Oscar, we like to confront these questions head-on. Sometimes, it feels as though our greatest source of inspiration is the wonder that gushes forth from the font of what’s unknown. But perhaps the most difficult question of them all –the one that keeps us up at night– is this: What is the accent of Jon Voight’s character in the seminal 1997 snake-based thriller, Anaconda?
Sharing the screen with a young Owen Wilson, Ice Cube, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz, Danny Trejo, and many more of Hollywood’s best and brightest, one star rises above the rest: Jon Voight’s accent. Spurning any known geographical location, Jon Voight’s accent is as mesmerizing as the eyes of the film’s namesake serpent. It’s confounding, captivating,
Nietzsche famously said that when you stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back at you. Jon Voight’s accent is that abyss, and the question is: what will YOU do in its presence?