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Paul Krassner : Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’

The smoking Twinkie? Image from candidaabrahamson.Guilty pleasure:Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’ The psychiatrist testified that, on the night before the murders, White ‘just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies.’ By Paul Krassner | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Krassner : Behind the ‘Twinkie Defense’

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Paul Krassner : Are Rape Jokes Funny?

Comic Daniel Tosh. Image from The Hollywood Gossip. Inset images below: Sarah Silverman and Louis CK.Are rape jokes funny? Rape is a crime. Rape jokes aren’t. They are the risk of free speech. By Paul Krassner | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Krassner : Are Rape Jokes Funny?

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party.The counterculture was a spiritual revolution:A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner  As the editor of The Realist, Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

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Paul Krassner : Predictions for 2012

Lessee here: Paul Krassner will bring The Realist out of retirement, resurrect cartoonist Wally Wood, and publish a Republican Party Orgy centerfold. The Republican Party will not be amused.Predictions for 2012 Ron Paul will unite with Ru Paul and they’ll … finish reading Paul Krassner : Predictions for 2012

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Sean Stewart’s Spirited History of the Underground Press

Sean Stewart’s On the Ground is a livelyanecdotal history of the underground press Amply illustrated with art, cartoons, drawings, and covers from the colorful, eye-catching papers of the Sixties, it comes closer to the spirit of the in-your-face underground papers. … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Sean Stewart’s Spirited History of the Underground Press

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Paul Krassner : Sex, Corruption, and the Kool-Aid Massacre

The Rev. Jim Jones.Sex, Corruption,and the Kool-Aid Massacre By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / November 23, 2011 November 18th marked the 33rd anniversary of the Jonestown massacre. Jim Jones, founder of the 8,000-member People’s Temple in San Francisco, … finish reading Paul Krassner : Sex, Corruption, and the Kool-Aid Massacre

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Paul Krassner : My Lesson in Mindfulness

Satirist Paul Krassner performs at a 2010 benefit for the Peace and Freedom Party.My Lesson in Mindfulness By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / June 30, 2011 In 1979, my life changed while I was covering the trial of … finish reading Paul Krassner : My Lesson in Mindfulness

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Paul Krassner : My Encounter with Owsley

Owsley ‘Bear’ Stanley, left, with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia in 1969. Photo by Ho / Reuters. “Investigative satirist” and former Realist editor Paul Krassner will join Thorne Dreyer on Friday, April 1, for a Rag Radio April Fool’s Special. … finish reading Paul Krassner : My Encounter with Owsley

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Paul Krassner : I Was a Facebook Junkie

Prison break? Paul Krassner’s Facebook profile pic.Cold turkey:I was a Facebook junkie By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / February 10, 2011 I posted this farewell message on Facebook last night, and then I went cold turkey. Look, Ma, … finish reading Paul Krassner : I Was a Facebook Junkie

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Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

Image from GetReligion.org. Listen to Thorne Dreyer‘s two-part interview with author, journalist, and legendary satirist Paul Krassner on Rag Radio here and here. To find all shows on the Rag Radio archives, go here. ‘Eat, pray, be disappointed’:An open letter … finish reading Paul Krassner : An Open Letter to Barack Obama

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Paul Krassner : Censorship at Facebook

Unfriending the control freaks:Censorship at Facebook By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / August 31, 2010 Those control freaks who run Facebook are doing it again. This time, as you probably know, they’re not allowing the image of a … finish reading Paul Krassner : Censorship at Facebook

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Paul Krassner : Ruben Salazar and the ‘Kiss of Death’

August 30, 1970 Los Angeles Times headlines death of journalist Ruben Salazar.Back in the news:Revisiting the 1970 killing ofCrusading journalist Ruben Salazar By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / August 21, 2010 Salazar had been working on an exposé… … finish reading Paul Krassner : Ruben Salazar and the ‘Kiss of Death’

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