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By Eric Bogosian

"Mr. Bogosian has crossed the road that separates a thrilling artist from a cultural hero. What Lenny Bruce was once 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 not anyone 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 indicates, 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 indicates, first played among 1980 and 2000, Bogosian was once presented 3 Obie awards and a Drama table award—earning him residing icon prestige within the downtown theater scene.

One of America's premiere performers and so much cutting edge and provocative artists, Eric Bogosian's performs and solo exhibits contain Talk Radio (Pulitzer Prize finalist); subUrbia; Sex, medicinal drugs, 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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Pretty good, huh? That Billy’s some kind of comedian, huh? Some kind of comedian. ” WHOOOOEEEE! (With no warning, he violently starts miming shooting a rifle three times in three different directions) BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! Wished I had a machine gun, coulda killed me even more deer . . Killed me three deer, had to leave two behind! Didn’t have room on the car for ’em! I jus’ took this one big bloody buck, took him and strapped him onto the front of the car, tied him right onto the bumpers. So I’m goin’ down the highway, musta been doin’ three, four hundred miles per hour .

We got the best cooks in town, the best sauce, the best garlic bread. And don’t forget Mario’s “Mama Mia” salad bar with all the radishes, carrots, shrimps, Bac-O-Bits, lettuce, cottage cheese, swiss squares, celery sticks, swedish meatballs, cucumbers, croutons, and ten different dressings you can eat! You wanna eat? You wanna eat till you DIE? Come on down to Mario’s Real Italian—Route 115 and the Old Colony Turnpike behind Bamberger’s in Paramus! We’ll feed you like your mama used to! Mangia!

I’m sorry . . ) Listen, Cheryl, we’ve got to get something straight between us, OK? . Every night can’t be like last Wednesday night, all right? I have a lot of things on my mind, I’ve been working hard lately, I’m tired and that party tonight didn’t help things . . I know, I know, I know it’s not important, I know you don’t care . . I don’t care, nobody cares, all right? It’s just sex. What do we need sex for? We’re just having a sexual relationship. What do we need sex for? Let’s just play Trivial Pursuit for an hour or so .

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