Bitter Pill

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Bitter Pill[1]
Series
The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
December 3, 2000
Cast
Larry Block, Maude Gaines, Joe Frank
Format
Serious Monologue, Absurd Monologue, Telephone, Singing, 53 minutes
Preceded by: Brothers
Followed by: Sunday Morning Service

"If I could write something it would be about, uh you know, equating one's mother to a sun."

Bitter Pill is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on December 3, 2000.

'Bitter pill' is available on the Joe Frank Channel of YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSnJOEOiwpM


Synopsis

  • Larry Block: a celebration for his mother's 80th birthday; comparing country clubs; The Runaway Bunny.
  • Monologue: high school buddy "Danny" the musician and his depressed daughter; Either/Or and the impossibility of escaping misery; Joe not having children; children are terrorists and vampires.
  • Maude Gaines: The ideal future and having children; bad sex; therapy.

Music