Rasputin, the "mad monk" who mesmerized Nicholas II of Russia and his wife and indirectly helped precipitate the Russian Revolution, was almost impossible to kill. A new and bitterly funny text written by Todd Alcott of Spunky Productions posits Rasputin as a guy with no couth who lived to drink, eat, and fuck himself blind, and whose main goal was to get out of Siberia. He became a holy man because it seemed like a good deal; when asked about the Bible, he played the faux-naïf mystic peasant and dribbled... More >>>