Hit Man

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Hit Man[1]
In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
Grace Zabriskie, Ryan Cutrona, Larry Block, Joe Frank
Absurd Monologue, Scripted Actors, Improv Actors, 30 minutes
Preceded by: The Cruise
Followed by: A Natural Disaster

"I'm basically enormously tired all the time."

Hit Man is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1994.


Joe is hit-man who talks about past jobs. He is hired to kill his friend. A woman down the hall complains about her diabetic symptoms, talks about having been a jazz singer, and then sings in a hoarse, spastic voice. Joe coaches an actor in building a sad revelation and asks for a story about "someone younger." Larry Block talks about a financial problem, asks if he is being taped, then talks about playing a diabetic patient for a medical school training program. What is a right to life?

Interesting Facts

The background crowd sounds at O'Doul's can be found on the royalty free sound effect compilation "Crowds, Children, People Sound Effects" on the track titled "Crowd_bar-ambience Walla Background Talking".



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