The Truth About Women (Part 1)

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The Truth About Women (Part 1)[1]
Work In Progress
Original Broadcast Date
Two anonymous women
Real People, 60 minutes
Preceded by: Night (Remix)
Followed by: The Truth About Women (Part 2)

"I became involved with this, this guy once..."

The Truth About Women (Part 1) is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1990.


A woman talks about her relationships. She dates a man who is engaged, an impotent man. She has a light-hearted relationship with a lying womanizer who brings two girlfriends to a dance and lies about it and forgives himself. Overlapping women's voices. Two women talk about picking up guys in bars. Another woman discusses a past relationship in the second person: Meeting at a party and playing a truth game. An ambiguous relationship and dating other people, being unable to sleep.


Additional credits

The original broadcast credits state: "Recorded by Jack Cheeseborough and Joe Frank, and mixed by Jerry Summers. Music by Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors and Steve Roach. Additional music by Jerry Summers and Joe Frank." [Jerry Summers states that he did not in fact compose music for this show.]


Joe describes the process for creating a show that sounds like this one in Frankly, Joe's Branching Out