Americana Psychobabble
  • Edinburgh Fringe

A delirious investigation of American violence, emptiness and nonsense. Responding to a photograph of fingernails painted with the American flag and developed doing absurdist stand-up and anti-Trump work across the US and Mexico, Americana Psychobabble helps us understand how we got into this ugly mess. Linguistic acrobatics meet healing hysterics in an etymological enema to expel our toxins. 'Like Kellyanne Conway woke up from a coma after overdosing on sleeping pills and reading too much Gertrude Stein!' (Ross M). One of the sharpest commentaries on this election I've encountered (and Ive waded through quite a few!) (Eric L).