Talk Radio
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781559363242Publication Date:
1 Jul 2010
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99
First Staged:
Portland, USA, 1985

Talk Radio

By Eric Bogosian

Paperback £12.99

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A high-voltage portrait of a late-night shock jock, made into a film by Oliver Stone.

Set in the studio of Cleveland’s WTLK Radio over the course of Barry Champlain’s two-hour broadcast, being scrutinized that night by producers with an interest in taking the show national, and fueled as always by coffee, cocaine, and Jack Daniel’s. Barry’s jousts with his unseen callers - ranging from a white supremacist to a woman obsessed with her garbage disposal - are peppered with insights into his character from his ex-deejay pal and his sometime girlfriend/producer, and punctuated with a transformative visit from an embodied voice.

Also available in the volume The Essential Bogosian.

Press Quotes

'Pure theatrical adrenaline'

Time Out, New York

'The most lacerating portrait of a human meltdown this side of a Francis Bacon painting'

New York Times
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781559363242Publication Date:
1 Jul 2010
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99

Also by Eric Bogosian:

subUrbia
Sex Plays
Humpty Dumpty and other plays
Notes from Underground
100 Monologues
Wake Up And Smell The Coffee
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll
Pounding Nails In The Floor With My Forehead
The Essential Bogosian

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