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Posts published by “Paul Krassner”

Behind The Twinkie Defense

The apparent demise of the Twinkie brings back memories for me. A dozen police cars had been set on fire, which in turn set off…

Sex, Corruption & The Kool-Aid Massacre

November 18th marked the 33rd anniversary of the Jonestown massacre. Jim Jones, founder of the 8,000-member People’s Temple in San Francisco, once asked Margo St.…

Why I Fled Facebook

I had no friends in high school and college, and now I have 5000+ Facebook friends. Maybe 25 of them are actual friends, so I…

A Couple of Truths: Tuli Is Better Off Dead

Tuli Kupferberg is better off dead. My friend and countercultural icon had been suffer­ing from a couple of strokes, hospitals, breathing tubes, feeding tubes, anemia,…

Woodstock At 40

Along with 499,999 others on a countercultural pilgrimage 40 years ago, I was heading for the Woodstock Festival of Music & Love. I was wearing…

Upcoming TV Shows

Oh, please, take pity on us poor satirists, for reality keeps nipping at our heels and increasingly overtaking us. There was a recent report that…

Naderites Trash Cokie

In 1968, while speaking at an Unbirthday Party for Lyndon Johnson held during the Democratic convention in Chicago, I revealed to the audience the true…

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