|In The Dark|
|Original Broadcast Date|
|William Reinert, J.P. Fenyo|
|Real People, 24 minutes|
|Preceded by:||Lila And The Professor|
|Followed by:||Prayer (Remix)|
"Basically time is just a dimension of the universe."
'Basically time is just a dimension of the universe...' A homeless guy explains how people use sound to harm others.
2:20: Guy talks about what happened to him when he came to California, became homeless. He explains that America is a big dog, Los Angeles a giant tick on it that's going to explode.
4:30: 'Geneticists and computer scientists are really working together towards a better future for everyone' making perfect clones to replace people.
5:50: Guy explains why he hates garbage.
7:00: Guy says that his mother (adopted) flirted with him.
10:20: 'No one can dare say for sure one way or the other that a the universe is finite or infinite...' a different guy talks about the universe, how he had to drop out of Brooklyn College, was a bit autistic, dropped out (1987), spent nights on the street. He's living in Baltimore, gives advice on the street, sometimes goes to Washington (DC).
19:50: The first guy is back, tells the story of a fellow going down a road, seeing a group beating a corpse, allegedly because of his debts. The fellow paid off the corpse's debts; the corpse came back as a beggar who helped the fellow become rich.
22:50: The second guy wants there to be a Nobel prize for philosophy.
A street guy talks about time and music, Los Angeles as a giant tick, being sexually assaulted by his mother, drummers as time creatures. Another guy talks about his infinite uniqueness theory, "Einstein syndrome", going into business with a free advice sign. The first guy talks about dead body being beaten, vampire wealth, being raised from birth in a tiny room and trained to launch a nuclear war. Second guy talks about getting the Nobel prize.
Joe re-uses the first 10:20 in Dreamland: A Compilation
- This is an example of a Grateful dead folk tale.