In 1966, John Wilcock contributed to ASPEN MAGAZINE, an arts project dubbed "The Magazine in a Box" for its unconventional format. This same issue featured design throughout by Andy Warhol and the first single to ever be released for the Velvet Underground, entitled "Loop".
Further reading: WFMU's UBUWeb has an excellent survey of all ten issues of ASPEN.
From an ongoing biography of John Wilcock, by Ethan Persoff and Scott Marshall. (See previous Boing Boing posts)
Ethan Persoff is currently working on a daily comic book/audio series called The Bureau. Listen to a complete playlist of all current tracks:
Scott Marshall is currently working on a comics adaptation of Nietzsche's Zarathustra.
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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