Lila And The Professor

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Lila And The Professor[1]
In The Dark
Original Broadcast Date
Joe Frank
Absurd Monologue, Category:Narrative Monologue, 28 minutes
Preceded by: In A Lonely Place
Followed by: Streetwise

Lila always carries a big purse.

Lila And The Professor is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series In The Dark. It was originally broadcast in 1995.


  • A description of Lila; her big purse, losing things, behavior in a movie theater and restaurant.
  • Joe finds Professor Vogel's love letters to Lila.
  • Trying to leave for a dinner party with Lila. She comforts a lonely neighbor, talks with her mother on the phone. Lila's exhibitionism.
  • They are told that Vogel has died, make plans to attend the funeral.
  • She describes working with him studying compulsive behavior in nomadic tribesmen.
  • Joe and Lila arrive to discover that Vogel has left her his estate.
  • Burial in ice.
  • They find love letters around the house.
  • A list of Vogel's works.
  • Making love in Vogel's house.


Shared material

This program consists of an edited version of the principal narrative from Iceland.


  1. Online music services mislabel this track "Fragrance".