Paul Krassner

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Paul Krassner AKA Paul Maul;

America 1932 - present

Comments: Comedian; satirist; YIPPIE!


Teachers: Lenny Bruce; Wavey Gravey; Baba Ram Dass; Timothy Leary; Ralph Metzner ; Al Goldstein of Screw magazine; Steven Heller ; Hugh Hefner of Playboy; Larry Flynt of Hustler; Henry Miller, author ;

Students: Lewis Black; Harry Hay and James Broughton of the Radical Faeries and The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence;; Lydia Lunch aka Lydia Anne Koch, performance artist; Richard Kern, filmmaker; V.Vale, of RE/SEARCH Publications;

Friends: Ken Kesey; Abbie Hoffman; Jerry Reuben; Wally Wood, comic artist; Hunter S. Thompson; Kurt Vonnegut; Groucho Marx; Dr Robert Spencer;

Enemies:The Walt Disney Company;

Organizations: The REALIST Magazine; Youth International Party (YIPPIE); WBAI, Public Radio, NYC; Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters; Free University of New York; Starwood Festival; WinterStar Symposium;

Author: The Realist magazine; edited Hustler for Larry Flynt for a short time; some material for Mad magazine; editor of Lenny Bruce's autobiography, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People; The Best of the Realist: The 60's Most Outrageously Irreverent Magazine, 1985; The final issue of The Realist was #146 (Spring, 2001); How A Satirical Editor Became A Yippie Conspirator In Ten Easy Years.; Tales of Tongue Fu,; Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut: Misadventures in Counter-Culture, 1994; Who's to Say What's Obscene?, ; edited Pot Stories for the Soul (1999); Psychedelic Trips for the Mind (2001); Magic Mushrooms and Other Highs (2004);2000 - Sex, Drugs, and the Twinkie Murders ; 2005 - One Hand Jerking: Reports From an Investigative Satirist;

Quotes: I used to believe in reincarnation, but that was in a previous lifetime";


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Krassner; http://www.discord.org/~lippard/realist.html; http://www.paulkrassner.com/; http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2013/12/my-mentor-the-pornographer/282575/ ; http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/22/magazine/finding-inner-peace-with-the-angriest-punk-of-70s-new-york.html?_r=0 ;