Picks and Pans Review: Eric Bogosian: Drinking in America

updated 06/30/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/30/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Cinemax (Thurs., June 26, 11:45 p.m. ET)


Eric Bogosian, the white, male Whoopi Goldberg, brings his one-person off-Broadway show to cable with impersonations of a beery New York thug, a huckster, a preacher and a blizzard-nosed Hollywood agent. But like Whoopi, Bogosian's acting is better than the material he writes for himself.

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