JOHN WILCOCK returns to Boing Boing for Chapter Six, with the first of two installments on Lenny Bruce.
"Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce" will conclude next week.
View previous installments of the John Wilcock comic here and here.
Discussing Lenny Bruce in the sixties, Nat Hentoff writes, "I might be able to understand - though not really - why anyone with a knowledge of the major tensions of our time would not find Bruce funny; but I cannot understand how other [cultural critics] fail completely to comprehend what he is saying." (Read the entire Village Voice column, April 6, 1960.)
Paul Krassner's Impolite Interview with Lenny Bruce for The Realist.
Marc Maron's WTF podcast interviewing Paul Krassner, discussing Lenny Bruce.
(Maron also followed up with this entertaining tweet about Dilaudid.)
WFMU and Kliph Nesteroff present:
"Actual Audio of a Lenny Bruce Gig Being Raided by the Cops, Chicago 1962" (Soundcloud)
A 1967 acid trip during a hurricane at Ramrod Key, Florida, leads Abbie Hoffman, his wife Anita, and Paul Krassner to see the upcoming 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago as a hugely visible moment for political protest. When home from the vacation, the group has a celebratory smoke, leading to Paul’s coining of the […]
The climactic moment when The Pentagon levitated into the air, ending war. This historic moment begs the question: “Was Daniel Ellsberg’s moral evolution due, in part, to him being inside the building when surrounded by thousands of chanting peacemakers?” This concludes the three part Levitation of The Pentagon (Read Part One and Parts Two) From […]
Part Two of “LEVITATION OF THE PENTAGON” — Concluded Next Week Read Part One: Applying for a Permit to Exorcise the Pentagon of Evil Spirits, Levitating It Ten Feet Off the Ground From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See all Boing Boing installments)
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