Actor Keith Coogan Presents One Monologue a Day

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I usually couldn’t give two squishy farts about how actors spend their spare time, particularly if they’re attempting to wax intellectual about various topics on Twitter. I just don’t care. However, this isn’t the case with actor Keith Coogan, who you may remember from such classics as “Adventures in Babysitting”, “Toy Soldiers”, and “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead”. Every few days, the guy offers up a single monologue, which is generally from a memorable scene from a popular motion picture or play. Here’s the kicker: Keith is really good, not to mention remarkably funny. As of this writing — he does, after all, frequently update his blog — Coogan has contributed nearly 170 monologues, all of which are at the very least entertaining.

If you’re interested in checking them out, I strongly suggest venturing over to his Monologue a Day blog, or, better yet, swing by his cinematicYouTube page and investigate his offerings. Below you’ll find five of my current favorites, though I’ll refrain from identifying the films so you can puzzle them out for yourselves.

Author: Todd Rigney

Todd was raised on a steady diet of Hollywood blockbusters, late-night Cinemax programming, and USA’s “Up All Night,” which may explain why his taste in movies is more than a little questionable. When he isn’t providing news and reviews for Beyond Hollywood, he can be found lounging lazily on his couch, perched in front of his television, or dwelling in places where direct sunlight can be easily avoided. He's happily married, in his 30's, and totally badass. If you'd like to reach Todd, you can follow him on Twitter or send him email/scoops to todd (at)