Philosophy

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Philosophy[1]
Series
Somewhere Out There
Original Broadcast Date
1/19/1997
Cast
Joe Frank
Format
Absurd Monologue, 58 minutes
Preceded by: Blues Singer
Followed by: Journal

Lately I've been suffering from the compulsion to wander.

Philosophy is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Somewhere Out There. It was originally broadcast on January 19, 1997.

Synopsis

Compulsion to wander, items for traveling. Well treated concentration camp victims. Barking at a dinner party. Buying the larynx of a famous tenor. A theater production that ends in a riot. A comic bleeds to death. Hole worshipers. A rich man left for dead joins a religious sect. Struggling to appear unconcerned. Scenes from the bible presented by actors dressed as concentration camp inmates. Actors walking backwards shown in reverse in white and black. Denying the big bang and evolution. Retired animals. Describing an Asian dream woman. A childhood slide show. The geometric growth of number of ancestors and the futility of genealogy. A childish woman becomes morbid when her husband destroys her dolls, goes to psychoanalysis. Her husband the judge steals women's clothing. A man obsessed with sitting where women have sat, and on obsessed with being stepped on. Feeling the earth move beneath your feet. Discovering that you've lost your way. Finding the meaning of life in a dream and forgetting it.

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