In a nutshell: Over-the-top antics kept earthbound by drolly deadpan
Titling his first hometown solo show "Swedish Erotica and Fiero Parts," he crammed the gallery chock-full of Woebegon merchandise, a vast inventory that included such oxymorons as a wagon-wheel dining table made of Styrofoam, Styrofoam pallets and bookcases, notebook-paper bath mats, and toilet-paper doorknobs ("formed to the artist's hand," deadpans
No, but I'm good at finding them,'' Knapp deadpans
They say that living well is the best revenge," Rudetsky deadpans
, "but I've found that talking about the people who've traumatized your life--and using their real names--is better.
The Doctor, with a gleam in his eye, reframes the debate: "Now we're in trouble," he deadpans
, surrounded by conflagration.