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Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (1988)

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Monologue by monologuist Spalding Gray.

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Bonnie Crotty
Ron Dunham ...
(as Ronald Dunham)
Bob Egan
Cherie Fortis
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Himself
Warren Green
Thomas Horton
Steve Jamison
Dan Jaquish
Wayd Jaquish
Martha McFarland
Leon Michaels
Ruth Mieszkac
Fred Neumann
Ricky Ricciardella
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Monologue by monologuist Spalding Gray.

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Originally an HBO comedy special. See more »

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Spalding Gray: The first thing he does is ask me what do I do for a living. I chose "writer" that day. He says, "Good. We'll have a lot to talk about. I'm an artist myself. I'm a florist in Queens."
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Followed by Monster in a Box (1992) See more »

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funny!
11 September 1999 | by (NJ USA) – See all my reviews

Spalding Gray's monologues are comic genius! This one is my favorite. Having had similar experiences to the ones he describes, I can relate to this. The intonations he gives his characters while delivering this monologue are hilarious! His timing is wonderful. Although he can sometimes seem to be a bit manic, that is part of his charm.


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