Bob Dylan's changing relationship with Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol, and Edie's actual romance with Dylan colleague Bob Neuwirth. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
Ethan Persoff will be speaking about the John Wilcock comic at The New School's Parsons School of Design, on November 7. Free and open to the public.
Read Scott Marshall's adaptation of Nietzsche, An Illustrated Zarathustra.
The mayhem (or success) of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and Abbie Hoffman’s arrest for writing a forbidden word on his forehead. From John Wilcock, New York Years, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See all Boing Boing installments)
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 […]
There are a lot of high-tech drones and RC planes flooding the market lately, and the innovations are coming so fast on each new iteration, most of them forget one crucial thing: Flying these is supposed to be fun. Here’s an alternative that keeps that ethic firmly in mind: The Moskito Smartphone-Controlled Plane. This thing […]
There are few intellectual exercises better than a good game of chess against a capable opponent, which is why a lot of old hands at the gameplay it online. But there’s still nothing like the tactile thrill of moving a knight into checkmate. (Or sweeping the pieces off dramatically when you lose.) That’s why we’re […]
Got a real music junkie on your list this year? It’s a good bet that they already have a solid pair of earbuds, but probably nothing quite like these Seeds Earphones. Here’s the thing: Wireless earbuds are all the rage right now, and there are a lot of good reasons for that. But for true […]