"No matter what, you're going to be in it."

Spalding Gray spoke about Monster in a Box on WNYC, and about preferring to gather his material fly-on-the-wall-style. When Gray went to Los Angeles, his assistant/driver Kao didn't speak to him the whole trip. A friend told him later she just didn't want to end up in a monologue. "And here, I just thought she was stupid. No matter what, you're going to be in it."

Interviews with Spalding Gray:
WNYC's Leonard Lopate, from 1990
SG on Fresh Air talking about his monologue, "It's a Slippery Slope" in 1996
SG on Fresh Air talking about his book, "Morning, Noon & Night" in 1999
Rebroadcast today of a 2001 interview with WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi

Spalding Gray DVD's:
Amazon for Gray's Anatomy, directed by Steven Soderbergh
Ebay for Swimming to Cambodia, directed by Jonathan Demme.

Since 2001 here at greg.org, I've been blogging about the creative process—my own and those of people who interest me. That mostly involves filmmaking, art, writing, research, and the making thereof.

Many thanks to the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program for supporting greg.org that time.

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