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)
Mort Gerberg shares this memory of his encounter with John and Shel Silverstein outside the gates of Disneyland in 1966. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
After quitting The East Village Other, John takes Art Kunkin up on an offer to manage editorial at the LA Free Press. Featuring Frank Zappa, Eve Babitz, Marcel Duchamp, and a phone cameo with Charles Bukowski. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
John Wilcock describes the circumstances behind his quitting The East Village Other over their review of Andy Warhol’s 1966 film Chelsea Girls.
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