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Who's to say what's obscene? : politics, culture and comedy in America today

Author: Paul Krassner
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2009.
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Collection of satirical essays on comedy and obscenity in politics and culture.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krassner, Paul.
Who's to say what's obscene?
San Francisco : City Lights Books, c2009
(OCoLC)649160839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Krassner
ISBN: 9780872865013 0872865010
OCLC Number: 261176451
Description: xiii, 242 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: We have ways of making you laugh --
Who's to say what's obscene? --
Mort Sahl's best punch line --
Barbarian at the gate --
Fear and laughing in Las Vegas --
Don Imus meets Michael Richards --
The great Muhammad cartoon controversy --
The Disneyland memorial orgy --
The parts left out of Borat --
Getting high down under --
Harry Shearer hears voices --
The power of laughter --
The war on some people who use some drugs --
The ballad of Tommy Chong --
Barack Obama and the pot laws --
Bong hits 4 Jesus --
Was Moses tripping? --
Hookahs on parade --
Got vomit? --
How magic are your mushrooms? --
Under the counterculture --
Hippies on the Hitler channel --
Strange bedfellows among the yippies --
The parts left out of Chicago 10 --
The Grateful Dead play the pyramids --
Several dead icons --
Ginsberg's last laugh --
Robert Anton Wilson: keep the lasagna flying! --
Who the hell is Stew Albert? --
Kurt Vonnegut lives! --
Peter Stafford meets Tom Snyder --
Albert Ellis meets Lenny Bruce --
Norman Mailer's foreskin --
Mountain girl remembers Albert Hofmann --
Michael Rossman: a touch of sativa --
George Carlin has left the green room --
Freedom's just another word --
Exclusive interview with Michael Phelps --
There are no atheists in the White House --
Great moments in memory loss --
Trashing the right to read --
The thought police at work --
Donuts, coffee and weed --
Welcome to Camp Mogul --
Campaign in the ass --
Behind the infamous Twinkie defense --
The last election --
And God said, "Let there be FILF".
Responsibility: Paul Krassner ; foreword by Arianna Huffington.
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Satirical essays by a countercultural icon about the moral obscenity of contemporary politics, culture, and comedy.  Read more...

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