By Paul Krassner

Uncensored, uncontained, and carefully demented, the memoirs of Paul Krassner are again in an up-to-date and accelerated variation. Paul Krassner, “father of the underground press” (People magazine), founding father of the Realist, political radical, Yippie, and award-winning stand-up satirist, stocks his stark raving adventures with the likes of Lenny Bruce, Abbie Hoffman, Norman Mailer, Ken Kesey, Groucho Marx, and Squeaky Fromme, revealing the patriarch of counterculture’s final, intimate, uproarious lifestyles at the fringes of society.

Whether he’s writing approximately his friendship with debatable comedian Lenny Bruce, introducing Groucho Marx to LSD, his research of Scientology, or John Kennedy’s cadaver, no topic is simply too sacred to be skewered via Krassner. And but his tales are soulful and philosophical, regularly genuine to his iconoclastic model of non-public journalism.

As paintings Spiegelman acknowledged, “Krassner is without doubt one of the most sensible minds of his generational to be destroyed by means of insanity, ravenous, hysterical, naked—but more often than not hysterical. His actual wacky, wackily precise autobiography is the definitive e-book at the sixties.”

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