Anna Deavere Smith – Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Sarah Marshall and Candace Opper
This month Sarah and Candace discuss Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, a play written in the wake of the LA Riots. Topics of conversation include Bill Hicks, Saturday Night Live, Selma, O.J. Simpson, Clueless, Studs Terkel, Schindler’s List, and Liam Neeson.
“Anytime someone is able to speak for more than 3 or 4 sentences, they can really give you the material that you need to empathize with them.”
ABOUT OUR HOSTS:
Candace Opper and Sarah Marshall met in the MFA creative writing program at Portland State. They share a love of slasher films, George C. Scott, conspiracy theory, Stephen King, VCRs, air-popped popcorn, Jurassic Park, and discussing over coffee their obsessions with suicide and serial killers, respectively.
ABOUT THE MUSIC:
All music for Late Night Love Affair courtesy of the very talented Josh Bleeks, who you won’t find on the internet. Josh lives in Chicago where he writes and records music, and edits audio for Late Night Library.