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THE HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF HISTORY
from the novel
VIRTUALLY REALITY
(on the coast of Nebraska)

by Mike Golden

<center><strong>THE HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF HISTORY</strong><br /><font size = 3>from the novel</font><br /><strong><font size = 5>VIRTUALLY REALITY<br /> (on the coast of Nebraska)</font></strong><br /><font size = 4>by Mike Golden</font></center>

No big thing, but it wasn't a secret to anyone who was paying attention that the end of the world was a process not an event, yet when the inevitable finally kicked in, 99.4 percent of the population, including the religious zealots who were praying for it to happen, still didn't realize it. ... »

NOW IS THE TIME
TO FINALLY FIX CONGRESS

<center>NOW IS THE TIME<br />TO FINALLY FIX CONGRESS</center>

“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an ins… Read the rest »

CHICAGO 7
FUNDRAISER SPIEL
from Abbie Hoffman, 1970

<center>CHICAGO 7</font><br /><font size = 4>FUNDRAISER SPIEL<br />from Abbie Hoffman, 1970</font></center>

Ok, given what’s been happening in this country, who better to serenade us than our dear Abbie, with this first time online oldie but goldie from the middle of the Chicago 7 (8) trial. »

Excerpts from
MICAH L. SIFRY‘S
WIKILEAKS
AND THE AGE OF
TRANSPARENCY

<center><font size = 4>Excerpts from</center> <center>MICAH L. SIFRY‘S</font><br />WIKILEAKS<br />AND THE AGE OF<br />TRANSPARENCY

“We don’t have the Internet that we think we have. . ."                   - Douglas Rushkoff -              “Foreign policy can never be the same again. It cannot be run by elites. . ."        - Gordon Brown - »

Mark Jacobson’s
The Splitting Image of Pot

<center><small> Mark Jacobson’s</small><br />The Splitting Image of Pot</center>

On the one hand, marijuana is practically legal—more mainstream, accessorized, and taken for granted than ever before. On the other, kids are getting busted in the city in record numbers. Guess which kids. »

CLUB 86’ed presents
Mikhail Horowitz & Paul Austin
in SECOND COMING

1987 East Village Film about the return of you know who to the lower east side. Second Coming from … Read the rest »

A Message from Senator Franken   Please take 2 minutes to watch this important video.… Read the rest »

Michael Simmons on 
THE ONE, THE ONLY, BUDGE THRELKELD

<center>Michael Simmons on <br />THE ONE, THE ONLY, BUDGE THRELKELD

Funny man Budge Threlkeld's death in 2005 was heartbreaking but historically appropriate. Few could match his charisma, innate kindness, and epic wit. He could endear himself to Republican tourists at a Disney World comedy club as effortlessly as if they were a gang of stoned malcontents in a smoke-filled basement in New... »

Victor Harwood Interviews
Regis Debray

<center><font size = 4>Victor Harwood Interviews</font><br /> Regis Debray</center>

At conclusion of his interview, Debray said that Che "had the same conception of death as Fidel or Marti. That is, death as a promise of rebirth. Death as a sort of acceleration of life, a kind of ritual of renewal. "And with his death, I think we have a decision we didn't have... »

DARIUS JAMES
DR. SNAKESKIN SPEAKS

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Fear & Loathing @ The Kentucky Derby



RALPH STEADMAN remembers meeting HUNTER S. THOMPSON: I heard a quick hiss from the spray can Hunter was brandishing. He had Maced me again!...

HUNTER meets RALPH: Another problem was his habit of sketching people he met in the various social situations I dragged him into--then giving them the sketches. »

Although Tuli was dubbed “the Noel Coward of Bohemia” by his friend co-founding Fug Ed Sanders, I always thought of the multidextrous humanist-humorist as “the Tom Paine of standup protest performance art”, but no matter what handle any of us pin on him it’s safe to say he has probably subliminally influenced more underground writer-poet-artist-publishers than any other Boho to come down the page this century. »

WAA!!
WHAT AN ASSHOLE!


painting collage of UBU, THE DECIDER by aka
Fred Wistow introduces Malcolm Gladwell

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    Dick Lit
    Missionary Positions
    fiction by Joe Maynard

    Painting by Peter Cross

    "dick lit" is here to acknowledge the good, bad and ugly that goes with it, as it celebrates every young boy's quest to get off the next time, and every old man's quest to get off one more time, before there is no time left to get off on... »

    THE BEATS:
    REMEMBERING THE TEA
    an excerpt from Ellen Pearlman’s
    NOTHING & EVERYTHING

    Nothing and Everything is about the relationship of Eastern thought, particularly Buddhism, to the arts in post-war New York City —from the early 1940s to the early1960s—a handful of individuals brought about major changes in music, performance, dance, theater, installation, video, mixed media, painting, and sculpture, as the evolution from modernism to postmodernism broke down the idea of art as a practice devoted to a particular medium. The world—or life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on enlightenment occurring at any moment.... »


    A Message from Senator Franken


    Please take 2 minutes to watch this important video.
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    Viola and B. Prune

    reverently continuing the tradition of
    Damon Runyon



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    Professor Irwin Corey Accepts The National Book Award for Thomas Pynchon



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    Mimi & Richard Farina Live


    In 1965, Mimi and Richard Farina dropped by the studios of WTBS (now WMBR) with electric guitarist Barry Tashian (of Barry & the Remains) for music and talk with DJ Ed Freeman. Richard is on dulcimer. One of Mimi’s two guitars is tuned like a dulcimer. The explanation for the brief gap in the tape has long been lost.

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    Dick Lit
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    DISCOVERED
    Millie tittered, which is how girls used to be taught to laugh. Tilda wondered if this were an intentional jab.

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