Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut (Misadventures in the Counter-Culture) by Paul Krassner

Paul Krassner

New World Digital Publishing (2010) # ISBN-13: 978-0982531433Having racked my brains in search of the perfect opening, I'll just wing it by saying that "reading Paul Krasner’s Expanded Edition of his 1993 'Confessions of a Raving Unconfined Nut' (Misadventures in the Counter-Culture) will cure cancer!"Paul was a child violin prodigy and the youngest person ever … [Read more...]

Who the Hell is Stew Albert? A Memoir

Who the Hell is Stew Albert

Red Hen Press Cover photo by Robert AltmanAuthor Larry "Ratso" Sloman was appearing on 'The Howard Stern Show' plugging his book "Steal This Dream," a biography of activist Abbie Hoffman. During the course of the interview, Sloman declared, "Well Stew Albert likes my book," to which Stern replied, "Who the hell is Stew Albert?" Answering this question in full would take … [Read more...]

About Photographer Larry Keenan

larry-keenan

In 1965, California College of Arts and Crafts student Larry Keenan was asked by his teacher, poet and playwright Michael McClure, if he would like to photograph a group of his friends. Asking McClure whom his friends were Keenan was amazed when he listed names that included Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Bruce Conner, Neal Cassady and Ken Kesey. Keenan had studied … [Read more...]