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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

Review of Eric Bogosian's one man show ... 1991

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll | Movie Review | Entertainment Weekly

"In Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, the monologist Eric Bogosian, appearing on a mostly bare stage in Boston's Wilbur Theater, creates 10 vividly diverse characters. The facility with which he leaps from one to the next — from crotchety New York street person to narcissistic rock star, from complacent suburban consumer to impoverished, self-loathing urban lunatic — is so staggering that his chameleonic brilliance practically becomes the subject of the movie."

1 comment:

claire voiante said...

It's really kind of funny, it's really kind of sad... The cartoons, comics, and mindless entertainment is sometimes the most honest and thought provoking, at least in an indirect sense... The Obama administration is starting to show chinks in the armor, the economy is in the tank, and we as a nation have been degenerating into a mess as of late.

In any event, the following pretty much sums things up for me: