Chapter Four concludes with a job at the New York Times travel desk, a bit of music from the Monk Quartet, and a rotten act from Norman Mailer.
From an ongoing interview and biography of John Wilcock, a prolific editor and publisher of 1960's underground newspapers. Visit John's website for an entertaining weekly column of news and commentary.
Bonus Material—From previous episodes in the John Wilcock comic:
Arriving in New York (1954)
Co-Founding the Village Voice
Editing Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer's Columns for the Village Voice
A Young Norman Mailer is Haunted by His Future Self
and Old Norman Mailer Battling Young Norman Mailer
We return with Chapter Five next, 1960!
Is Andy Warhol’s eight-hour film a supreme act of considered minimalism, or one of the 20th century’s most notorious art pranks?
A cameo-filled page from John Wilcock, New York Years. With Ed Sanders’ Arts Magazine, Edie Sedgwick arriving in NYC, and Nico fainting on stage.
With Lyndon Johnson’s expansion of the Vietnam War in the 1960s, U.S. counterculture finds itself more involved in politics, aggressive pranks, and anti-war protest.
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