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Monologuist, Actor and Writer Spalding Gray.

Monologuist, actor and writer Spalding Gray. His latest monologue "Monster in a Box" is about all the distractions that prevented him from completing his novel, "Impossible Vacation." Now the monologue has been made into a film of the same name. It's also out in book form, and on top of that, "Impossible Vacation" has just been published. (The book "Monster in a Box" is published by Vintage Press, the book "Impossible Vacation" is published by Knopf, and the film "Monster in a Box" is distributed by Fine Line Features.)

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Other segments from the episode on May 8, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 8, 1992: Interview with Spalding Gray; Interview with Natasha Richardson; Commentary on television during May Sweeps.

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