Human Interest

Who's to Say What's Obscene? Politics, Culture and Comedy in America Today

Paul Krassner

About the Program

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 Authors

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.


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Who's to Say What's Obscene? Politics, Culture and Comedy in America Today

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  • Sunday, October 11th at 12:45am (ET)
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