9 Mar 2001

Episode 2 – The Central Scrutinizer

From Frank Zappa: The Radio Is Broken, 6:00 pm on 9 March 2001

James Gardner traces a personal path through the vast output and thirty-five year career of composer and guitarist Frank Zappa.

Throughout his career Zappa tirelessly and candidly documented in song the behaviour and "folklore" of his many bands as well as contemporary society, often in a highly contentious way.

In this episode, Gardner scrutinizes Zappa's gaze and sees how this "anthropological" viewpoint permeates more than just the songs.

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