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Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (1988)

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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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Most of it was culled from the material not used from the adaptation from the stage version to film version of Swimming to Cambodia (1987). See more »

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[reading from Buddha's last words]
Spalding Gray: And he says, "All things are perishable. Anything that comes together must eventually come apart." I've got a Buddhist house.
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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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