Barbarella

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Fifth Estate # 64, October 17-30, 1968

Share this on… 1. Thomas Haroldson “Barbarella” is a gas. No doubt about it. In fact, it is one of the most enjoyable and imaginative movies ever made. Share this on…

Poems for people who don’t read poems

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Fifth Estate # 64, October 17-30, 1968

Share this on… a review of Poems for people who don’t read poems by Hans Magnus Enzenberger, Atheneum Press, NYC. 1968. $2.95. 177 pp. Share this on…

How does a Radical Read Art?

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

Share this on… I. There is a Saying: “Good writing is counter-revolutionary. According to Ellen Willis (who did a piece on the Chicago Pig Riot in New American Review No. 6) good writing ”is a reminder that literature is basically

Helping an old woman, age 90, turn on

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Fifth Estate # 87, September 4-17, 1969

Share this on… Age 90 is very different. A dusty journey has been traveled, a time-tunnel has been penetrated. Her 20th Century is a vast prismatic blur, a fantasy in which some parts hold up for the Truth. Share this

Weird and Funny Words

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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

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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

Superkid

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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.

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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

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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

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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…

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