Thursday, December 10, 2009

Mike Daisey Gives Away Money: The Q: GQ:

Over the past decade, monologist Mike Daisey has taken audiences to some strange places, both literal and metaphorical—from the secret heart of the dot-com boom in his 2001 breakthrough "21 Dog Years," about working at, to the world of post-9/11 "security theater" in last year's "If You See Something, Say Something," soon to be released as a feature film. Daisey's latest, "The Last Cargo Cult" finds him wandering farther afield than ever—all the way to the South Pacific, from which he returns with a tale of cell phones, odd cults, explosive volcanoes and the global financial collapse.