Night (Part 1)

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Night (Part 1)[1]
Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
Joe Frank
Serious Monologue, Absurd Monologue, Narrative Monologue
1 hour
Preceded by: Great Lives (Remix)
Followed by: Night (Part 2)

A Jacuzzi is a small pool of water, around seven to eight feet in diameter, with jets of water and air to produce a massaging effect while people sit inside on benches.

Night (Part 1) is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1989.


The story of Kevin. He works as a pool cleaner. A couple don't know or care how anything works, and the surfer wonders how they would survive a catastrophe. Earthquakes, storms, floods, and mudslides occur in the city. Kevin gets into car accidents. Kevin works at a bar and restaurant full of antiques, takes drugs, someone gets shot. He dreams of being a criminal, a pilot, the president. The bar burns down and he gets a job working in an airport, crashes the airport truck, explores the plane of a cult leader named Mathew. Description of strip clubs. The story of Donna, a masseur. She grew up in a poor rural house with an abusive father. She becomes pregnant, marries someone, gets an office job. Her mother dies in a car wreck. She runs away with a stripper and becomes a stripper.



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