About the Program
[This is an hour long reading in which] Mr. Krassner assesses the ongoing conflict between the governmental power that be and cultural opponents. The comic, journalist and author looks at how obscenity is defined, by whom and why. He also examines why drugs laws are what they are and why so many are incarcerated for what he believes are victimless crimes.
About the Author Paul Krassner
Mr. Krassner is founder of the Realist magazine, a journalist, author, stand-up comedien and close friend of Lenny Bruce. He was also editor of Bruce’s autobiography and his articles have appeared in Rolling Stone, Spin, Playboy, Mother Jones, and National Lampoon.
A tribute to Paul Krassner, one of our ArtofthePrank.com contributors from templedragon420, the official archives of High Times Productions:
Paul Krassner founded the underground press when he launched the Realist in 1958. He went on to found the Yippies and publish groundbreaking conspiracy research. Today, he writes a monthly column in High Times called “Brain Damage Control.”