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Monologuist Spalding Gray on a Slippery Slope

Since 1979, Gray has been performing monologues about his life and anxieties before audiences. "Swimming to Cambodia" was about the Vietnam war and his acting part in the film "The Killing Fields," "Monster in a Box" was about writing/vacation and Hollywood, and "Gray's Anatomy" was about an eye ailment. His latest is considered his most confessional, "It's a Slippery Slope" about marriage and learning to ski.

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Other segments from the episode on December 4, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 4, 1996: Interview with Spalding Gray; Review of Counting Crows' album "Recovering the Satellites."

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