On The Edge (Remix)

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On The Edge (Remix)[1]
Series
The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
11/28/1999
Cast
Joe Frank
Format
Absurd Monologue, 1 hour
Preceded by: Pilgrim
Followed by: Predator

"When I first came to L.A. I lived in a hotel on the beach."

On The Edge (Remix) is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on November 28, 1999.

Synopsis

  • A woman who dates veterans from successively earlier wars.
  • A toast to war. Contempt for peace. Sounds of war.
  • A man talks about covering May Day peace demonstrations as a journalist. His photographer goes nuts when he sees feminist protesters. Getting trapped by cops, rescued by a woman in an apartment above. Sounds of protest.
  • Joe is picked up by a hippie wearing bells while hitchhiking across the country, argues with truck drivers, gets into a chase.
  • What is death; what if the expression "bought the farm" were literally true?
  • Annoyances: waiting in line at supermarkets and post offices, athletes today, teenage dance shows. "What's the point of freedom if you don't let it debase you?"
  • Reading positive, self-help style advice in a desperate shouting voice.
  • What if "gone fishing" were true?
  • Annoyances: messes in public bathrooms, litter in movies, pan-handlers.
  • Death as hotel paradise.
  • "Death is... "


Interesting Facts

This program is different from the original program titled On the Edge. It shares material with On the Edge, I'm Not Crazy, War Heads, Why I Don't Love You Anymore.


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External Links

The Other Side

Always | Angina Dialogues, The | Anthology Of Love (Remix) | At Last | At The Border (Remix) | At The Dark End Of The Bar | At The Dark End Of The Bar (Remix) | Bad Karma | Bitter Pill | Black Hole (Remix) | Box, The | Brothers | Caged Heart | Cave Dreamer | Clement at Christmas | Don't Know Mind | Dreamland: A Compilation | Emptiness | Endings | Evening Sky | Fire and Ice | Four Part Dissonance | Future, The | Higher Learning | Holy Land | In the Dark (remix) | Insomnia | Jam | Karma (Part 1) | Karma (Part 2) | Karma (Part 3) | Karma (Part 4) | Karma (Part 5) | Karma (Part 6) | Karma (Part 7) | Karma Crash | Karma Don't Deny Me | Karma For Dollars | Karma Memories | Karma Redux | Love Is | Love Prisoner | Lover Man | Margarita | Men of the Cloth | Mercy | Mystery | Nature of Things, The | No Angel | On the Edge (remix) | Pledge Drive 2000-01-29 | Pledge Drive Rough Cuts | Pledge Drive, 2000-08-06 | Plerophory Of Pain | Predator | Prison Songs | Red Sea (a compilation) | Silent Sea | Small World Karma | Stoner | Summer Hill | Sunday Morning Service | Terminal | Two Women (Remix) | Waiting For Karma | Waiting For The Bell | What Do Women Want? | Where Will It End? | Windows | Wire, The | Woman And Bull In Paint Factory | Zen