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Ed Goodman's Ol' Timey Brainwash

comedy · the eds goodman · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America

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DANIELLE OZYMANDIAS certified reviewer June 08, 2019
At one point Ed says “What have I done and why did I do it?” I would add “What did I see and why did I enjoy it?” I can’t describe this show. However, I laughed my butt off, I thoroughly enjoyed myself, it gave me a touch of nostalgia for his previous show “Toddler Bangs America”, and it’s the Fringey-est of Fringe show. It was a pleasure to wash my brain inside Ed’s brain. ... full review
NIKKI MULLER fringe review certified reviewer June 17, 2019
tagged as: fun · Chaos · hilarity · undirectable
A peek into the jumbled hilarious chaos that is Ed Goodman's mind. Will it be organized or polished? Nope. Will it be a total delight? Absolutely. Come enjoy the embodiment of joy that is Ed.... full review
AARON FRANCIS certified reviewer June 17, 2019
There is a lot of gold to mine from this show. Sometimes the show gets in the way of the excavation efforts. But this show has so many good anecdotes and clever bits and a truly brilliant and surprising ending that I found it well worth my while. ... full review
GORDON WIMPRESS certified reviewer June 14, 2019
My brain is now thoroughly washed.... full review
MICHAEL SHAW FISHER certified reviewer June 09, 2019
Go see it. And here’s why: Ed Goodman has created the single LEAST pretentious one person show I have ever seen. His number one priority is to make sure his show is funny (also insightful, clever and fearless of course but none of that matters to Ed if it doesn’t end in laughter.) “Brainwashing” is also part of Ed’s personal campaign to raise his audiences awareness about the absurdity of the social/political world which they are entrenched – the man, like Mark Twain, he holds no punches and just wants HONESTY. “Brainwashing” also lands because the ever-unprepared Ed embraces the chaos of his own mind and shows us what a wonderfully zany place it is. When you think about it, it’s more like Jazz Comedy, with one tangent launching inexplicabl... full review

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