Weird and Funny Words


Fifth Estate # 86, August 21-September 3, 1969

Share this on… It is a good time in American history to go back to roots, to “get down,” to forget speeches and lectures and concentrate on The Word. Share this on…

The ultimate phallic journey


Fifth Estate # 85, August 7-20, 1969

Share this on… 1. Andy Warhol would have given his right arm (and probably his left buttock) to have created that epically-dull 2-1/2 hour underground film (starring Neil “Jack” Armstrong and Edwin “Archie” Aldrin) that was shown on American TV



Fifth Estate # 83, July 10-23, 1969

Share this on… a review of The Assault on Childhood, Ron Goulart, Sherbourne Press, Los Angeles, 1969, $6.50 Share this on…

Works go Blimp and Gothic, Ltd.


Fifth Estate # 82, June 26-July 9, 1969

Share this on… YARGH! STOMP! GIGGLE…WOW! SLAM! KILK! SIGH…POOT! RRRRIP! THUD! SPOOOM! AHHHH. BONK! AAAGGHH! MUNCH! CHOFF! HEH, HEH, SPLUT! KLAT! ZZZZZZZZ, HAR, HAR, HEE, HAW, ZNIF! YUMPH! Gothic Blimp Works is unbelievably good poetry and such (SLAM!)…I mean things

The Big Party


Fifth Estate # 80, May 29-June 11, 1969

Share this on… I. Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish’s original monkey dinner was held at 19 Gramercy Park in New York in 1908, wherein Mrs. Fish invited the “haute monde” of her day, according to writer Tom Wolfe, to a dinner in

Notes on a Greek festival


Fifth Estate # 58, July 18-31, 1968

Share this on… It is ironic that the recent “Freedom Festival” in Detroit was celebrated primarily in Detroit’s Grecian community. Share this on…

Violence, Guns


Fifth Estate # 57, July 4-18, 1968

Share this on… I A few days ago a friend of mine asked me to amortize my obligations to RFK’s assassination by rendering a stirring Stars and Stripes article titled something like—Ban the Guns (it occurs to me that we



Fifth Estate # 56, June 19-July 1, 1968

Share this on… I. “Grooving,” which we’ve been doing since birth, has recently taken on some formal definition as the Kulchur Kritiks attempt to sympathetically dig the spirit of the multimedia art forms. Grooving, they say means to yield yourself

The Death of Randolph Scott, Gabby Hayes and the Canadian Pacific Railway


Fifth Estate # 55, June 4-18, 1968

Share this on… I. “Of the heavy losses we have sustain e d”, author-sentimentalist Charles Beaumont once said, “none can be regarded with more melancholy than the loss of the great movie theatres.” A generation ago they proliferated, today they

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test


Fifth Estate # 63, October 3-16, 1968

Share this on… a review of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 1968. $5.95, Share this on…

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