100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian

By Eric Bogosian

"Mr. Bogosian has crossed the road that separates a thrilling artist from a cultural hero. What Lenny Bruce used to be to the Fifties, Bob Dylan to the Nineteen 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, medications, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the flooring with my Forehead; Wake Up and odor 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 was once presented 3 Obie awards and a Drama table award—earning him dwelling icon prestige within the downtown theater scene.

One of America's most advantageous performers and so much leading edge and provocative artists, Eric Bogosian's performs and solo indicates comprise 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 large choice of movie, television and degree roles. so much lately, he created the nature Captain Danny Ross at the long-running sequence Law & Order: felony Intent.

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100 (monologues)

"Mr. Bogosian has crossed the road that separates a thrilling artist from a cultural hero. What Lenny Bruce was once 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 flow. .. i do know of nobody else like him in popular culture right away. " - Frank wealthy, manhattan Times100 (monologues) collects all of Eric Bogosian's monologues, initially played as a part of his six off-Broadway solo indicates, together with intercourse, medications, Rock & Roll; Pounding Nails within the flooring with my brow; get up and odor the espresso; ingesting in the USA; Funhouse; males within and decisions from his play speak Radio.

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I know what turns you on, Cheryl, I know because it’s what turned you on about me in the first place. And I’m glad Robert got that promotion. Good. It couldn’t have happened to . . I’m glad he got that promotion. Fine. Good. Yes, Robert got that promotion. He got it because he’s a back-stabbing, ass-licking slime . . OK? OK? I could have gotten that promotion. I could have gotten it. But see, I have a little problem. I have too much integrity, see? I’ve got too many principles. My problem is that I go into work every day and I sit at my desk and like a sucker I try to do the best job I can.

Those who stand in the way of the right road, in the way of history and progress, will be pushed aside. We cannot be hampered by the lame and the impotent. They have no chance of success, no future. We must have the courage to smash 31 eric bogosian all resistance. The future belongs to the righteous. The future belongs to the strong. The time has come. (Pounds the podium) The time has come to give a lesson to the world. For the good of all we must display our power. We must punish the errant at whatever sacrifice.

Mr. Punk Rock. “You got insurance, Dad,” he says to me, “you got insurance”! . I come home the other day from work, four-thirty in the afternoon . . he’s lying on the couch like some kind of old man. I says to him, “Tony, what are you doin’ lying on the couch? ” I says, “What chores, what chores you do around this house? Tell me, I want to know . ” I fed the dog!? I give a shit that dog starves to death! He fed the dog! What is that? He’s got no responsibility! When I was his age, Vinnie, when I was his age, every day after school I had to go down to da Big Bear market and load boxes fa a buck an hour, a buck an hour.

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