Predator

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Predator[1]
Series
The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
December 5, 1999
Cast
Joe Frank, Larry Block
Format
Improv Actors, Absurd Monologue, Found Tape, 1 hour
Preceded by: On The Edge (Remix)
Followed by: Clement At Christmas

"This young lady came to stay with us a couple of months ago."

Predator is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on December 5, 1999.

Synopsis

Larry tells a story: while the friend of his teenage daughter is staying with his family, she becomes involved with an older film director. Larry's wife disapproves of the relationship, and the girl has a falling out with Larry's daughter. Monologue: the nature of power, the cruelty of the world, transcending tragedy by becoming part of it. Dostoevsky, Camus - morality without gods. Kant arrested and charged with causing the death of god. Jung, the immortal past, and eternal youth. Using Hegel to disprove Hegel. The earth moving beneath your feet. A frame placed on a blank wall. The geometric growth of number of ancestors and the futility of genealogy. Embrace uncertainty. Proponents of creationism. Organizing books according to color. The prison interviewer psychologist recording: don't trust angels and the save my ass daily declaration. "I have danced among the sacred cowgirls;" "won the limbo contest at the Vatican;" I have seen...


Interesting Facts

Shares material with Night Ride, Philosophy, Case Studies, The Dictator Part [check]

The director Larry discusses is quite likely James Toback.

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