This volume contains one of Stan’s Cafe’s funniest and most popular plays, alongside the script for a radio piece made as a sketch for that production.
Good and True is a shape shifting interrogation in which the identity of the accused and the questioners is slippery and the events being investigated are never very clear. Questions spill out in a torrent, creating their own provisional truths. It’s comic and absurd, playful and ironic but also somehow wistful, philosophical and occasionally, briefly, even menacing.
Some Questions Tell Their Own Lies is a strange, beautiful and poetic piece for the radio. It is the evidence tape from a haunting interrogation in a police station the night