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Alive from Off Center 

An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Laurie Anderson ...  Host and her Clone / ... 4 episodes, 1986-1987
Eric Bogosian ...  Various Characters 2 episodes, 1987
Spalding Gray ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Ann Magnuson ...  All characters / ... 2 episodes, 1988
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An avant-garde omnibus that features works by off-the-wall artists in many different disciplines.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

1984 (USA) See more »

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KTCA Minneapolis See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Amazing show.
12 August 2008 | by JonahHxSee all my reviews

I caught the last couple of seasons of this when I was in junior high (in fact, I seem to remember watching an episode either right before or right after a little league ball game in the tiny, rural Illinois town that I grew up in) and it blew my mind. I'd say much if not most of my love for and appreciation of postmodern and avant-garde art came from that show. I really wish that PBS or IFC would bring it back or release it on DVD.

On a related note, if anyone has episodes of it on tape, I'd love to see it again. Email me at the email address listed and maybe we can work out a trade or some sort of arrangement.


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