100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian

By Eric Bogosian

"Mr. Bogosian has crossed the road that separates an exhilarating artist from a cultural hero. What Lenny Bruce used to be to the Nineteen Fifties, Bob Dylan to the Sixties, Woody Allen to the 1970s—that's what Eric Bogosian is to this scary second of drift... i do know of nobody else like him in popular culture correct now." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

100 (monologues) collects all of Eric Bogosian's monologues, initially played as a part of his six off-Broadway solo exhibits, together with Sex, medicines, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the flooring with my Forehead; Wake Up and scent the Coffee; Drinking in America; Funhouse; Men Inside and decisions from his play Talk Radio. For those solo exhibits, first played among 1980 and 2000, Bogosian used to be provided 3 Obie awards and a Drama table award—earning him dwelling icon prestige within the downtown theater scene.

One of America's greatest performers and so much leading edge and provocative artists, Eric Bogosian's performs and solo exhibits contain Talk Radio (Pulitzer Prize finalist); subUrbia; Sex, medications, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the ground with My Forehead, between many others. He has starred in a wide selection of movie, television and level roles. so much lately, he created the nature Captain Danny Ross at the long-running sequence Law & Order: legal Intent.

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So I won’t go into a lot of detail. However, one point I always stress whenever I’m talking about electricity to training groups such as this, is that you have a licensed physician on hand, a medical doctor. For two reasons: First of all, he can tell you exactly how much electricity is needed to get the job done. That’s his area of expertise, his job. Use him, ask him questions. Secondly, you have a lot of people working around the area, around water and electricity. You don’t want anyone to get hurt.

At the end of the day, when I’m ready to eat a nice big steak, well you know, King is pretty hungry, too . . (Bark) Heh heh . . That’s why I give him Li’l Doggie Dog Food—all meat, chunks of beef! Hell, he’s around those cows all day long . . you bet he wants to eat one! (Bark) 26 100 That’s why he gets the real thing, the best thing: pure, onehundred-percent, grade-A, all-American prime beef ! Those Hindus won’t touch it, but hell, my dog sure will! ) My dog’s a working man . . he deserves to eat like a man.

Or strangulation. Asphyxiation. Tighter and tighter, then blackout. A piece of wire is all that’s needed. But perhaps the worst of all is the most spectacular: the slitting of the throat with a straight razor. One deft move, deep and quick. The wound is fatal, yet consciousness persists . . 34 16 Alone Together A man stands deep in the corner of the stage, almost mumbling. Hello, remember me? I’m right here where you left me. Right in that dark corner . . I’ve been waiting . . Come on, gimme a smile.

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