A penny-pincher carts off free soil from a graveyard in which to grow his own fruits and vegetables - but eventually the free dirt gets him in over his head.
In 1921 a small group of self-appointed patriots set out to avenge the deaths of almost one million victims of the Armenian Genocide. They named their operation Nemesis after the Greek goddess of retribution. Over several years the men tracked down and assassinated former Turkish leaders. The story of this secret operation has never been fully told until now.
"History Worth Learning & Remembering"
Ballad of the Whiskey Robber tells the hilarious and improbable true story of Attila Ambrus, the Robin Hood of Eastern Europe. He's the onetime pelt smugger, goaltender (possibly the worst in the history of pro hockey), pen salesman, Zamboni driver, gravedigger, church painter, roulette addict, building superintendent, whiskey drinker, and native of Transylvania who's decided that the best thing to do with his time is to rob as many banks as possible.
Archie Hammer is gifted with the ability to changehis face to make it look like anyone he chooses. He uses this unique gift for his own amusement, without a thought to those who might get in his way. But when he tries to double cross a gangster, Archie Hammer, the "human chameleon,"can't slither away.
"Great Entertainment for mind"
He spent his earliest years in post WWII refugee camps. He came to America and grew up in Cleveland, stealing cars, rolling drunks, battling priests, nearly going to jail. He became the screenwriter of the worldwide hits Basic Instinct, Jagged Edge, and Flashdance. He also wrote the legendary disasters Showgirls and Jade. The rebellion never ended, even as he became the most famous, or infamous, screenwriter in Hollywood.
With his dark wit and corrosive dialogue, Eric Bogosian tells a powerful story of two lovers who form a mesmerizing and destructive bond while trying to evade the looming failure of their respective lives.
Meet Eric Bogosian's unforgettable characters - the stud, the drug dealer, the money-hungry guru, and the molecule-spewing derelict on the train. Bogosian performed these solos as well as some of his other favorite riffs from his OBIE-award winning shows, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee live at the Bowery Poetry Club in NYC on July 28, 2003. The Worst of Bogosian, Volume One is available only from Audible.
"This guy is a genius."