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Damien Jones

BERKELEY, CA, US
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  • The Octopus Speaks!

  • By: Ian Winn
  • Narrated by: Ian Winn, Josephine Buchan
  • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

 Spoken Word at its sparkling, hilarious best. Featuring excerpts from Mercury in Retrograde, a show critics describe as “cancelled due to clinical psychosis”, and The Scotsman called "Strangely gripping." God: tackled! Vegetarians: slain! Cults: joined! Drugs: differentiated! America: explained!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Vividly imaginitive

  • By Nathan D. Horowitz on 06-01-19

A Brilliantly Twisted Journey

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-19

These tales of Ian Winn's journeys thru Egypt, India and Burning Man is a helluva ride! Channelling the god Mercury thru much of these performance poetry pieces, he weaves deeply timely and revelatory expressions of mankind's fixations, fuckups and follies, with darkly sardonic wit and a huge heart.